As of the latest update in September 2021, HIPAA violation fines for non-compliance can range from $100 to $50,000 per violation, with an annual maximum penalty of $1.5 million for each type of violation category, depending on the level of negligence and the severity of the violation. HIPAA sets guidelines and standards for the protection of PHI. Non-compliance with HIPAA regulations can result in severe penalties and fines, which can be detrimental to healthcare organizations.
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