[ Monday, October 15, 2018 ]


It was the biggest HIPAA breach ever, one of the biggest of any sort of breach involving personally-identifiable information: hackers got access to the medical records of almost 80 million people.  While it's still unclear what damage was done, OCR has finally weighed in with how much it'll cost Aetna: $16 million.  That's almost 3 times the previous record of $5.5 million. 

Update: AP story is here.

Jeff [9:44 PM]

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