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Public Still Must be Kept Private under HIPAA
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

A not-for-profit health care system recently agreed to pay the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $2.4 million as part of a settlement over


White House Releases Cybersecurity Executive Order
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

On May 11, 2017, the White House released its long-awaited Executive Order on cybersecurity (EO). The EO directs Executive Branch agencies to develop


OCC Issues Draft Fintech Supplement to OCC Licensing Manual
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

On March 15, 2017, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued a “Draft Supplement” to the Comptroller’s Licensing Manual, entitled


A Draft Won’t Do: OCR Settles with CardioNet $2.5m for Failing to Finalize Policies and Procedures
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

On April 24, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that CardioNet, a provider of remote mobile


HIPAA Enforcement Actions by the Numbers
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

Protecting patient information is a central duty for both covered entities and business associates under the Health Insurance Portability and


And Then There Were 48 (States): New Mexico Enacts a Security Breach Notification Statute
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

On April 6, 2017, New Mexico joined 47 states, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands when Governor Susana Martinez signed House Bill 15


It’s Official: Privacy and Security Rules from Wheeler Era Repealed
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

On Monday, April 3, President Trump signed a bill repealing the privacy and security rules introduced in the FCC’s October 2016 Order. Under the terms


FCC Wireline Division Grants Waivers of E-Rate Invoicing Rules Due to USAC Backlogs
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

On March 16, 2017, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau released an Order granting two waivers relating to the E-rate program’s invoicing rules. The


Developments on the OCC’s Initiative for Fintech Companies
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

Since Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry announced last December that the OCC will move forward to consider granting special purpose national


DWT Releases Latest Health Care Breach Charts - March 2017
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Following the HITECH Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued regulations requiring HIPAA covered