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Kate M. Growley

Kate M. Growley

Kate M. Growley is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring, practicing in the firm’s Government Contracts, Privacy & Cybersecurity, and Litigation groups. Kate represents defense, technology, and aerospace contractors across a myriad of issues, with particular experience in privacy and cybersecurity. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Kate received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where her studies focused on national security law.

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New OCR Settlement Targets Safety Net Provider on Security Rule Deficiencies

Posted in Health IT, HIPAA & Privacy
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights announced a $400,000 settlement with Metro Community Provider Network arising from MCPN’s alleged failure to implement adequate security management processes to safeguard electronic protected health information in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Security Rule. This settlement followed… Continue Reading