Medical billing company’s alleged dumping of medical records results in $140K settlement with Massachusetts Attorney General.
In distinct efforts to strengthen data security requirements, the California and Massachusetts legislatures recently passed bills affecting data breach notification requirements and data security notification, respectively. On April 14, 2011, the California senate approved S.B. 24, requiring California businesses and agencies to notify the state attorney general if more than 500 California residents are notified… Continue Reading
A British TV station investigation into India’s medical transcription industry, known as Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), uncovered unsettling news for British subjects, as well as American citizens. Medical records sent to India to be transcribed and computerized are being sold. The Economic Times report on the investigation out of New Delhi suspects a "hardening of stance on the… Continue Reading