HIPAA privacy crime draws 16-month sentence

Texas Health Law: HIPAA privacy crime draws 16-month sentence – Burford & Ryburn, L.L.P.

HIPAA privacy crime draws 16-month sentence

Modern Healthcare – The first person convicted on criminal charges under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 was sentenced to 16 months in prison and ordered to pay $9,000 in restitution. Richard Gibson, 42, of SeaTac, Wash., pleaded guilty in August to stealing personal identifying information for a cancer patient at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and using the information to falsely obtain credit cards.

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.