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Rite Aid to Pay $1 Million for Potential Patient Privacy Breaches
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Rite Aid Corporation could have avoided a $1 million fine by simply enforcing its HIPAA policies and procedures and providing ongoing staff training, experts say.

Rite Aid, of East Pennsboro Township, PA, and its 40 affiliated entities agreed to pay the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $1 million for potential HIPAA privacy violations in a settlement announced by HHS Tuesday.