Sioux Falls VA notifies patients after HIPAA breach

KSFY reports:

Officials with the Sioux Falls Veteran Affairs Health Care System are warning patients about a potential breach of privacy.

The incident stems from letters sent to a Sioux Falls VA mail room printer on August 21, according to Public Affairs Officer Erin Bultje.

VA staff were not aware the mail room printer was set to print on both front and back sides of each letter.

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