Rite Aid Agrees to Pay $1 Million to Settle HIPAA Privacy Case – MarketWatch

The OCR, which enforces the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, opened its investigation of RAC after television media videotaped incidents in which pharmacies were shown to have disposed of prescriptions and labeled pill bottles containing individuals’ identifiable information in industrial trash containers that were accessible to the public. These incidents were reported as occurring in a variety of cities across the United States. Rite Aid pharmacy stores in several of the cities were highlighted in media reports.

via Rite Aid Agrees to Pay $1 Million to Settle HIPAA Privacy Case – MarketWatch.