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HHS issues proposed Health IT regulations - comments due March 15, 2010

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2010

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Servies (HHS) is seeking public comment on two sets of rules that are designed to modernize and improve the delivery of health care services through the use of Health Information Technology (Health IT) pursuant to the mandates in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA

Health care privacy in 2010

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2010

A lot is happening in the health care world, with the implications of health care reform leading the list

The health care privacy debate heats up

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2007

While Congress and many others continue to discuss whether the current enforcement approach to health care privacy is appropriate, a broader debate is emerging about the suitability of the existing privacy rules in today's evolving health care information environment

FTC agreement adds to the accretive health enforcement saga

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

On New Year's Eve, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a consent order settlement with Accretive Health, Inc., purporting to address the

HIPAA's unanswered questions

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2012

Another month goes by without the publication of the final Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HIPAAHITECH) rules

Moving past the new HIPAA rules

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2013

So, you're a HIPAA covered entity or business associate who is in the final throes of revamping (or creating) appropriate and compliant HIPAA Privacy

HHS issues proposed health IT regulations - comments due March 15, 2010

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking public comment on two sets of rules that are designed to modernize and improve the delivery of healthcare services through the use of Health Information Technology (Health IT) pursuant to the mandates in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA

Georgia Supreme Court uses HIPAA preemption to nullify medical malpractice reform

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2007

The Georgia Supreme Court's potentially important May 14 decision in Allen v. Wright, 2007 Ga. Lexis 343, held that the HIPAA Privacy Rule preempted Georgia's 2005 tort reform statute requiring malpractice plaintiffs to file with their complaints a "medical authorization form" enabling the defendants' attorneys to obtain and disclose protected health information to facilitate their defense of the plaintiff's claims

The FTC imposes data security obligations on a cord blood bank

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2013

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) announced on January 28 that it had reached a settlement with Cbr Systems, Inc. as "part of the

Case filed by Minnesota raises significant HIPAA enforcement issues

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2012

A recent lawsuit brought by the Attorney General (AG) of Minnesota raises significant enforcement issues related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA