Unprecedented OCR settlement with WellPoint requires payment of settlement amount only

200px-US-DeptOfHHS-Logo.svgHHS Office for Civil Rights settlements have up until now required healthcare providers to pay a settlement amount and to implement a corrective action plan. OCR’s recent settlement with WellPoint breaks from this pattern.

See AIS Health article at “WellPoint Settles with OCR for $1.7 Million; No Corrective Action Plan Is Required”

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