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HHS Moving Forward With Individual Health Care Data Privacy Standards

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Knowledge and malicious misuse of unique health identifiers and individually identifiable health information could result in proposed penalties as severe as a $250,000 fine and ten years imprisonment, Health Care Financing Administration Director of Enterprise Standards, John Parmigiani said July 27.

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