HHS Office of Civil Rights Settles its First Medical Records Enforcement Case

Earlier this year, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced that it would vigorously enforce the Federal rights of patients to receive their medical records promptly and without being overcharged. On September 6, 2019, the OCR entered into a settlement agreement with Bayfront Health-St. Petersburg to resolve an enforcement action … Read More