Provided by:  Jennifer Kirschenbaum, Esq.

February 21, 2018


FileFax, Inc, previously in the business of storage, maintenance and delivery of medical records made news after having closed its doors for being assessed $100,000 (to be paid by receiver on its behalf) for leaving PHI in an unlocked van in its parking lot.  See 

How to stay out of trouble? 
1. render Risk Assessment annually - 
2. Develop policies and procedures you can follow for proper HIPAA protection
3.  Properly train, retrain and retrain again*

*Subject to additional recommendations.