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Penalties- Attorney’s fees for violations - R.I. Gen. Laws Ann. § 5-37.3-9

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Persons that violate the Confidentiality of Health Care Communications and Information Act may be civilly liable for actual and exemplary damages. Knowing violations of the Act may result in a criminal penalty of $1,000 and/or six months imprisonment.  These civil and criminal penalties may also apply to persons that obtain confidential health care information during the commission of a crime. A court may award attorney’s fees to the prevailing party.


Current as of June 2015