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Small Pharmacy Fined For Casual Disposal

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While it does not involve the sensational million dollar amount of other recent data disposal fines, a fine levied in Indiana sends the message that even small local pharmacies are subject to the continually escalating intensity of enforcement 

Bob Segall of WTHR in Indianapolis, Indiana reported that a small local pharmacy reached a settlement with the state’s Pharmacy Board.  According to the report, which was posted to the TV Station’s website on June 8th, Low Cost Pharmacy will receive a letter of reprimand from the Pharmacy Board and will pay a $250 fine to settle state charges that it improperly disposed of private patient information. 

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