Community Health System to Pay $4.5M to Settle HIPAA Data Breach Lawsuit

    Mikaela Berst

    On February 20, 2019, Community Health Systems (CHS) agreed to pay $4.5 million to settle a class action HIPAA data breach lawsuit.

    The lawsuit began in August 2014, after a data breach, believed to be caused by malware installed by Chinese hackers on CHS’s computer system, resulted in the breach of approximately 4.5 million patients’ sensitive personal information.

    Read more at National Law Review

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