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Medical Center settles HIPAA claims relating to use of internet application and breach
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2015

On June 10, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), announced that it had entered into a resolution


OIG reminds providers that the donation of EHR systems with limited interoperability may violate the federal anti-kickback statute
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2015

On October 6, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an OIG Alert reminding the public


OCR to mobile health developers: send us your HIPAA questions
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2015

Bringing to life an initiative described by Jocelyn Samuels, the Director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), at the recent Safeguarding Health


Covered entities and business associates beware! New HIPAA audits to begin in early 2016
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2015

Health care providers and their contractors have been put on notice by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that the next round of HIPAA compliance


Congress Poised to Pass Final Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations Bill and Substantial Tax Legislation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Overnight, Congressional leaders unveiled a $1.15 trillion fiscal year 2016 omnibus spending bill after weeks of contentious negotiations between the


Administrative Law Judge Upholds Imposition of Civil Penalties on Health Care Provider for HIPAA Violations
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

In a recent decision, a US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) agreed with the HHS Office of Civil Rights


To Text or Not to Text . . . That is the Question: TJC Publishes Updated Guidance for Healthcare Providers
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2016

Just before Christmas, The Joint Commission (TJC) published an update clarifying its previous guidance regarding practitioners' use of text messaging


The Secret's Out: FDA Allows Drug and Device Manufacturers to Share HCEI Prior to Product Approval
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

Last week, FDA issued a draft guidance, Drug and Device Manufacturer Communications with Payors, Formulary Committees, and Similar Entities -


Ransomware Attack on California Hospital Puts Providers on Alert for New Threats to Health Information
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

While management at hospitals and other health care providers has long been aware of the need to implement computer security policies to comply with


How Millennials Will Change Health Care IT
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

Millennials want the same seamless digital experience in health care that they have in other aspects of their lives. At the same time, having grown