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Posted on: Jul 21, 2014

It is not common for HIPAA violators to be criminally prosectued, but a former hospital employee in Texas is finding out that it is possible.

With that news, the National Law Review released an article outlining the three HIPAA violations that constitute criminal sentencing and what the sentences will be based on the offense. The sentences vary in severity depending on the extent of the offense. You can read the article with that information here.

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