“The maximum civil penalty for knowingly violating HIPAA is $50,000 per violation up to a maximum of $1.5 million per violation category,” according to the U.S. Government. That’s quite a lot of information in one sentence, but the point is, when it comes to HIPAA, data is literally worth more than gold. HIPAA requires that security measures be in place to safeguard health information. In addition to organizations who provide medical treatment, anyone who has access to patient information including subcontractors must also be in compliance. Does your business fit into any of these categories? If so, let’s work towards HIPAA compliance together.