HIPAA Violation from Cyberattack Exposes 4.5 Million Patients at UCLA Health?

HIPAA Violation from Cyberattack Exposes 4.5 Million Patients at UCLA Health?

In July 2011 UCLA Health settled HIPAA violation, paid a fine of $865,000, and “committed to a corrective action plan aimed at remedying gaps in its compliance with the rules,” but they were not prepared for a 2014 cyberattack because of July 17, 2015 UCLA issued a press release where it admitted a new HIPAA violation affecting up to 4.5 million patients “believed to be the work of criminal hackers”