Alaska Medicaid

The recent Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) resolution with Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, the state Medicaid agency (“Alaska Medicaid”), which includes the payment by Alaska Medicaid to HHS of $1.7 million respecting possible violations of HIPAA, raises questions as to the exacting of payments by HHS from a state agency that funds medical care for the Alaska indigent from taxpayers.
Continue Reading The Breach Parade: OCR’s Reviewing Stand Lashes Out and Takes $1.7 million from Alaska Medicaid – Who is Really Being Penalized?