Provide an analysis on the HIPAA violation of patient health

Provide an analysis on the HIPAA violation of patient health information (PHI) that was present in the case below. Be sure to include in-text citations and a reference entry for your chosen case from the Resolution Agreements page.

Michigan State University – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights has entered into a voluntary resolution agreement with Michigan State University; the MSU HealthTeam, and MSU Health Care, Inc., resolving a civil rights investigation related to Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of gymnasts and others while employed by MSU. Michigan State University is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan. MSU was founded in 1855 and served as a model for land-grant universities later created under the Morrill Act of 1862. (Date: 08/12/2019) – retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-providers/compliance-enforcement/agreements/index.html

In your case analysis,

  • Analyze the specific HIPAA privacy and security rules that were broken.
  • Explain the penalties (if any) that were imposed as a result of the ruling on the case.
  • Develop a health system improvement plan to include applicable Federal standards.
  • Propose a risk analysis strategy addressing appropriate laws and regulations.
  • Apply the lessons learned from this particular case to your Proposal and Final Presentation.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Violations assignment

  • Must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style 
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  • Must use at least five scholarly and/or peer reviewed sources
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