What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner

November 15, 2019

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Jena M. Grady, Aya M. Hoffman

The California Consumer Privacy Act’s impact on out-of-state companies and the OCR imposes fine against health system for significant HIPAA violations. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Consumer Privacy

The California Consumer Privacy Act’s impact on out-of-state companies

The CCPA, which includes various protections against the collection and disclosure of consumers’ personal information, was signed into law in June 2018.—Aya M. Hoffman

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Health Care and HIPAA

OCR imposes $2.15 million fine against health system for multiple and significant HIPAA violations

On October 23, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it had imposed a civil money penalty of $2,154,000 against Jackson Health System (JHS) for multiple HIPAA violations.—Jena M. Grady

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