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Security breach notifications *

- September 8 2009
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) includes significant investment in health information technology to facilitate the adoption of a U.S.-wide health information network and requires HIPAA covered entities, business associates, vendors of personal health records and related entities to notify individuals when their personal health information is subject to a breach of security.


HITECH's HHS and FTC security breach notification requirements *

- August 27 2009
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, includes significant investment in health information technology (IT) to facilitate the adoption of a nationwide health information network.

Co-authors: Stephen W. Bernstein, Jennifer S. Geetter, Bernadette M. Broccolo, Erin Davis Shedd.


New federal requirements for businesses to have formal identity theft programs and consumer credit report programs *

- April 24 2009
FACTA appears to apply the Red Flag Rules to any business that allows a consumer to pay for property or services after the property is conveyed or the services are rendered.

Co-authors: Stacie Phillips, Wilber H. Boies PC.


HITECH’s security breach notification requirements *

- April 22 2009
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, includes significant investment in health information technology (IT) to facilitate the adoption of a nationwide health information network.

Co-authors: Stephen White, Stephen W. Bernstein, Maura Ward, Bernadette M. Broccolo, April A. Timko.


Health IT provisions of the US stimulus package: catalyst for health care transformation *

- April 9 2009
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (the Act) is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and allocates approximately U.S. $20 billion dollars to health information technology (IT) projects.

Co-authors: Maura Ward.