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2014 plan sponsor Affordable Care Act and year-end checklist

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

2014 has been another busy year of regulations and guidance affecting health and welfare benefit plans. We have the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to

Life’s a breach, part II: Omnibus Rule revises what constitutes a breach under the HIPAAHITECH breach notification requirements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2013

HIPAA's "Omnibus Rule" (also referred to in this advisory as the "Rule"), published on January 25, 2013, modified many parts of the HIPAA

New HIPAA Omnibus Rule: issues for employer plan sponsors and group health plans

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

HIPAA's long-awaited "Omnibus Rule" (also referred to in this advisory as the "Rule"), published on January 25, 2013, modifies numerous aspects of

HIPAA covered health plans beware: HHS Office for Civil Rights kicks off HIPAA Audit Program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2012

Since November 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has been conducting audits of covered entities (the “HIPAA Audit Program”) for compliance with the privacy and security requirements under HIPAA and the HITECH Act (collectively, the “Privacy & Security Rules”