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HHS “early innovator” grants announced

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 8 2010

In late-October, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced state grants to design and implement information technology in order to operate health insurance exchanges

Maine Supreme Court issues decision in Hannaford case, rules that time and effort spent mitigating harm from data theft do not constitute cognizable injury

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2010

This morrning, the Maine Supreme Court issued its decision in the matter of In re Hannaford Bros. Co. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, Docket No. Fed-09-586, on a question certified to the Court by the United States District Court for the District of Maine in a pending action of the same name (Docket No. 08-md-01954

California amends data breach notification law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2010

The California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1166 on April 15, 2010

HHS releases final ‘meaningful use’ rules

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2010

Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009, eligible hospitals and healthcare professionals qualify for Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments when they adopt certified electronic health records (EHR) technology and use it to achieve specified objectives

Liability insurer seeks declaration of no coverage in school laptop monitoring case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2010

An insurer that issued a school district liability policy to the Lower Merion School District has filed a declaratory judgment action, seeking a ruling that a recent privacy-related civil rights lawsuit against the school district is not covered by the policy

Massachusetts Supreme Court affirms dismissal of data breach claims brought against retailer by financial institutions

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2010

Recently, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts upheld two lower court decisions dismissing, on separate motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, a number of claims brought by credit unions against a retailer in connection with a breach of debit and credit card data

FTC requests comment on privacy framework

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") recently released a preliminary staff report entitled Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers, proposing a normative framework for company protection of consumers' privacy (the "Proposed Framework"

FTC issues guidance regarding requirement that businesses provide victims and law enforcement with transaction records relating to identity theft

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") recently issued a publication entitled Businesses Must Provide Victims and Law Enforcement with Transaction Records Relating to Identity Theft (the "Publication"

Study shows cost of data breaches increases

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2010

The Ponemon Institute, a privacy and information management research firm, released its fifth annual U.S. Cost of a Data Breach Study (the “Study”

Virginia new medical information data breach law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

The Commonwealth of Virginia recently enacted a law requiring notice of data breaches involving medical information