Topeka healthcare company fined for failing to protect patient and employee personal information

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TOPEKA – (January 18, 2018) – A Topeka healthcare company and its owners have been fined for failing to protect patient and employee records, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Pearlie Mae’s Compassion and Care LLC, and Ann Marie Kaiser and Jenell Jones, the owners of the company that provides care for disabled consumers, agreed to pay an $8,750 civil penalty for violations of the Wayne Owen Act, which is part of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. The consent judgment, which was approved last week by District Judge Franklin R. Theis in Shawnee County District Court, also requires the defendants to make changes to their business practices in accordance with state laws and to pay the attorney general’s investigation costs. In June 2017, during...

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Topeka healthcare company fined for failing to protect patient and employee personal information

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