$0.00

No products in the cart.

$0.00

No products in the cart.

Home Blog

Criminal penalties

0
Lesson Progress
0% Complete

A person who knowingly obtains or discloses individually identifiable health information in violation of the Privacy Rule may face a criminal penalty of up to $50,000 and up to one-year imprisonment. The criminal penalties increase to $100,000 and up to five years imprisonment if the wrongful conduct involves pretenses, and to $250,000 and up to ten years imprisonment if the wrongful conduct involves the intent to sell, transfer, or use identifiable health information for commercial advantage, personal gain, or malicious harm.  The Department of Justice is responsible for criminal prosecutions under the Privacy Rule.