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There is no evidence that any of Fresenius patients’ health information was improperly accessed or misused. (Image: Shutterstock)

A large provider of products and services to people with chronic and acute kidney disease has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the federal government after five separate low-tech data breaches in 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced.

In addition to the monetary settlement, Fresenius Medical Care North America agreed to adopt a comprehensive corrective action plan to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy and Security rules that were identified by HHS’s Office for Civil Rights.

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