Sean Lahman reports:
A Rochester-based home health care service has been fined and sanctioned for violating privacy regulations in its effort to obtain new clients.
All American Home Care has agreed to pay a fine of $25,000 to the New York State Attorney General’s office and to stop using patients’ private information for commercial purposes.
An investigation by the office found that the agency illegally obtained personal contact information of patients at a competing agency. It then called those patients and asked them to switch services.
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