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HIPAA Violations, Stolen USB Drive Costs Insurer $2.2M
MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico has agreed to pay a $2.2 million fine and enter into a settlement with the HHS Office of Civil rights for violations of the HIPAA privacy and security rules that resulted in a breach in August 2011. MAPFRE had a USB drive containing protected health information stolen from its IT department. Data on the drive included member names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers, affecting 2,209 persons. … Read More »
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