Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

For those not aware, the federal government's penalties are adjusted with inflation. The graphic below is a snippet from the 2020 Federal Register and updates the maximum penalty a Covered Entity or Business Associate may pay per violation. To be clear, each patient record or day a CE or BA is not in compliance may be judged as an individual violation. Judges have imposed civil monetary penalties based on the number of days a company was non-compliant, so this point isn't "just in theory".

Stay (HIPAA) safe,

22 views0 comments

Experience                   Integrity                        Results

Proteus Consulting, LLC

Hayden, ID, 83835

(208) 215.5607

Copyright © 2013 - 2021 Proteus Consulting, LLC