Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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There is a Civil Money Penalty (CMP) for HIPAA privacy rule violations. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health / HITECH Act increased the CMP dollar amounts. The first HIPAA Civil Money Penalty (CMP) of $4.3 million was imposed in February 2011
Also see: HIPAA

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