Tennessee, 15 Other States Reach $900,000 Data Breach Settlement With Medical Informatics Engineering

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced Wednesday that a U.S. District Court judge has signed a consent judgment negotiated by 16 states’ attorneys general and Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. This case was the nation’s first-ever multistate lawsuit involving a HIPAA-related data breach.

The lawsuit, led by Indiana, was filed in December of 2018 against a web-based electronic health records company based in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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