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Rite Aid to pay $1 million for potential HIPAA violations

Not as big as CVS from last year ($2.25 million), but certainly up there [1].

And it’s almost an identical situation. According to HHS, Rite Aid improperly disposed of prescriptions and pill bottles — each loaded with PHI — in trash containers accessible to the public.