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Money, money, money: Privacy breaches get costly

Health Information Compliance Insider, September 1, 2009

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The new law’s escalating scale of fines for healthcare providers whose HIPAA violations lead to privacy breaches makes its emphasis on compliance unprecedented. But hospitals should have begun focusing on the potential loss that can follow in the wake of a privacy breach long ago.

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