Monday, June 20, 2005

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Fined $200,000 for privacy incident

Bob Coffield, at the Health Care Blog Law, is reporting that Kaiser Foundation has been fined $200K for unauthorized disclosure of patient information:

Health Care Blog Law: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Fined $200,000:

"For those of you following the Elisa D. Cooper (aka Diva of Disgruntled) matter, you will be interested to know the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) today issued a press release stating that the DMHC had completed its investigation and was fining Kaiser Foundation Health Plan $200,000 fo the unauthorized disclosure of patient health information....

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