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|Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply|
National Public Radio [NPR]
Feb. 28, 2015
"Since October 2009, health care providers and organizations (including third parties that do business with them) have reported more than 1,140 large breaches to the Office for Civil Rights, affecting upward of 41 million people. They've also reported more than 120,000 smaller lapses, each affecting fewer than 500 people.... Yet, over that time span, the Office for Civil Rights has fined health care organizations just 22 times."
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