HHS announces first HIPAA breach settlement involving less than 500 patients

Hospice of North Idaho settles HIPAA security case for $50,000

The Hospice of North Idaho (HONI) has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) $50,000 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule.