HHS investigates for retaliation against doctors who notified of HIPAA violations

The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has joined the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office in an investigation of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, New Hampshire, concerning HIPAA violations based on allegations that upwards of 1,500 patient records were improperly accessed and altered. Two pathologists who learned of the incident allege the hospital retaliated against them for reporting the HIPAA breach

via Lexology – HHS investigates for retaliation against doctors who notified of HIPAA violations.