Maryland HIPAA violations allegations result in $250K penalty for CVS

The state of Maryland’s Consumer Protection Division and CVS came to an agreement this week comprised of a $250,000 penalty as well as a corrective action plan that will include employee training and monthly audits of CVS stores in Maryland.  The state’s allegations included charges that CVS has been improperly disposing of protected health information.

View Maryland Office of the Attorney General announcement here.

See Baltimore Business Journal article at “CVS to pay Maryland $250,000 to settle expired products allegations”

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