Please refer requests to access, amend, etc. to the Privacy Officer along with any questions regarding the disclosure of PHI.
BJ Janak - Privacy Officer
Phone: (361) 582-2358
Sanctions will be imposed for Privacy & Security Violations:
- General penalty for failure to comply - $100 for each violation
- Maximum penalty for violations of an identical requirement – not to exceed $25,000
- Wrongful disclosure - $50,000, imprisonment of no more than one year, or both
- Offense under false pretense - $100,000, imprisonment of not more than five years, or both. If offense committed with intent to sell information - $250,000, imprisonment of no more than 10 years, or both
Please remember that COMPLIANCE IS NOT OPTIONAL, IT'S MANDATED!