Let us hope you do not pay that much to encrypt electronic data. How about a total of US$4.3 million over two years? Well, that is the total penalty for encryption and unauthorized PHI disclosure violations assessed by Health and Human Services (HHS). An administrative law judge found the penalty could have been much worse. The facts are sobering. The message is clear. Learn more by reading this article.
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