Legaltech News: State AGs File Pioneering Suit under HIPAA for Medical Records Data Breach

December 06, 2018

State attorneys general across party lines jointly filed the first multi-state lawsuit in connection with a medical records data breach under under HIPAA — the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

According to O’Melveny counsel Daniel Suvor in a recent client alert, AGs are increasing their enforcement roles in consumer protection financial enforcement, and health care cases.