New Jersey plastic surgery provider pays $30K to settle HIPAA case

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

Village Plastic Surgery has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a potential violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule's Right of Access standard.

The Office of Civil Rights said in a March 26 news release that a complaint was filed against the Ridgewood, N.J.-based plastic surgery provider in September 2019. The complaint alleged Village Plastic Surgery failed to respond to a patient's request for medical record access on time in August 2019.

An OCR investigation determined...

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