Updated: December 18, 2015

Over 1,400 Health Data Breaches, but Few Fines

Since October 2009, health care organizations and their business partners have reported 1,419 large-scale data breaches, each affecting at least 500 people, to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Of those, nineteen breaches have resulted in fines. Related Story »

Breaches in reverse chronological order. Showing 1,419 breaches below.

= Fine Issued

Each section represents a breach

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, Data last accessed on December 18, 2015.

Note: One breach resulted in fines against two separate organizations. Details for each breach are self-reported by the affected organization.