Conn. Ruling Expands HIPAA Liability For Medical Providers

By Allison Grande (November 10, 2014, 9:53 PM EST) -- The Connecticut Supreme Court recently ruled that medical providers that allegedly exposed confidential patient health data can be struck with state-law negligence claims based on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a decision attorneys say will likely subject HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates to many more lawsuits nationwide....

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