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UCLA Health dodges $16 million breach claim
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In a ruling that seems to run counter to HIPAA, a California appellate court has ruled that providers aren’t necessarily liable to patients when medical records are stolen or misappropriated unless they are accessed by a third party. Patient Melinda Platter had sought damages from the University of California after a laptop was stolen in a 2011 home invasion robbery of a UCLA Health physician.

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