Banner Health to pay $200K settlement in HIPAA Right of Access case

Becker's Hospital Review

Jackie Drees

The Office of Civil Rights issued its 14th settlement Jan. 12 for its HIPAA Right of Access Initiative.

Phoenix-based Banner Health, on behalf of Banner Health affiliated covered entities, also called Banner Health ACE, agreed to pay $200,000 to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule's Right of Access standard, which requires healthcare organizations to provide patients with copies of their medical records quickly and at a reasonable cost.

OCR received two complaints against Banner Health ACE alleging violations of...

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