HIPAA and Parental Access to Sensitive Information

There have been a number of breaches of sensitive information recently and questions have come up about minors who are seen for mental health and substance abuse. What does HIPAA say? According to the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR),...

$100,000 Settlement for Indiana Medical Records Service

Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc., a medical records service in Indiana, has paid the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) $100,000 to settle a HIPAA breach. In May, 2019, the OCR reported that Medical Informatics Engineering (MIE) had paid a fine of $100,000 and agreed...