TX: HHS joins medical records dump investigation

Jacob Rascon reports:

With the help of Tomball Police, the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights is investigating the illegal dumping of thousands of medical records.

The more than 20 boxes of records belonged to former Today’s Vision patients and employees, including their Social Security numbers.

Read more on Click2Houston. It’s not yet clear who is responsible for the illegal dumping of the patient records,
which reportedly cover the years 1997-2013, “and also include payment and insurance information, limited health history, addresses and phone numbers.” The dumped employee records also included immigration status and resumes.

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