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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Omaha Woman Sentenced for Wrongfully Obtaining Health Information

On October 31, 2016, Carrie Case, age 42, was sentenced by Honorable Chief District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp following her conviction for wrongfully obtaining individually identifiable health information. Chief Judge Smith Camp sentenced Case to three years of probation.

During the period February 8, 2015 through April 8, 2015, Case, working as a clerk in a physicians’ clinic in Omaha and on four occasions she unlawfully accessed and obtained electronic and hard copy medical records of an individual that was maintained within the UNMC and CHIH health systems here in Omaha. Case accessed and obtained these patient records and then provided them to a third party for no legitimate reason and without the permission or consent of the individual whose records were accessed.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Topic: 
Healthcare Fraud
Updated November 4, 2016