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Indictments in Florida Scheme to Sell Stolen Medical Records

Posted in HIPAA Enforcement, HITECH - "Sale" of PHI

Ambulance-chasing meets the age of electronic records.  The husband and wife team of Ruben E. Rodriguez and Maria Victoria Suarez  have been charged with conspiring with an ambulance company worker to steal personal identification information of individuals transported by Randle Eastern Ambulance Service, Inc., d/b/a American Medical Response (“AMR”) and sell the information to various South… Continue Reading