Quest Diagnostics says 11.9 million patients’ financial and medical information may have been exposed in data breach

For you and me. There’s a yearly cap per violation that’s capped at $1.5MM. This entire incident would be counted as one violation with multiple records. This is assuming they get fined in the first place.

Or the cost to employ a handful of security engineers.

Note: I am not a subject matter expert and this is based on my chat with a lawyer who did HIPAA consulting on a medical app I used to work on.

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