First lawsuit filed against a Business Associate under HIPAA / HITECH

The first HIPAA enforcement action against a business associate has been filed by the Minnesota Attorney General's office. In part, it's the same old sloppy story: unencrypted laptop loaded with PHI stolen out of a rental car … sheesh, when will they ever learn?  (See: Privacy and Security: Joke or No Joke?)  Cleaner policies and […]