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Alaska DHSS Settles with HHS for $1.7 Million

Recently, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (“DHSS”) reached a $1,700,000 settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) pertaining to the HHS Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) investigation into possible violations of the HIPAA Security Rule.  To date, this is the third settlement triggered by a covered entity’s report … Continue Reading