Litton & Giddings Radiological Associates Announces HIPAA Breach of 13K Patient RecordsLitton & Giddings Radiological Associates announced a potential HIPAA breach, which may impact the personal health information of 13,000 patients, according the Healthcare IT News.
The company issued a press release earlier this week, and said the mistake occurred because the janitorial provider at the billing company sent patient billing records to a recycling center without shredding the records first.
So far there is no indication the information has been misused. All affected patients were notified that their names, addresses, dates of birth, diagnosis codes and social security numbers may be vulnerable.
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