OH: 1,350 Butler County employees affected by HIPAA breach

Denise G. Callahan reports:

A Butler County employee inadvertently sent out an email with wellness information regarding the county’s health insurance, and that might have violated HIPAA laws.


The county’s wellness coordinator Shawna Smith sent out an email in September that included a spreadsheet that had hidden columns that included some employee information that may have violated federal HIPAA laws. A notice went out Tuesday to 1,350 employees impacted by the possible breach.

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