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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Industry Note:

Anthem's HIPAA Settlement With OCR Biggest in History

As 2014 ended and 2015 began, private payer, Anthem Inc., suffered the biggest HIPAA violation of all time, when hackers usurped the electronic protected health information (ePHI) of 79 million individuals. Now, the organization has agreed to pay the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) the largest HIPAA settlement of all time. For the large-scale cyberattack, Anthem will shell out [...]