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Four of five health care organizations have been hit by cyberattacks
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

Last week, New York insurer Excellus BlueCross BlueShield became the most recent health care company to announce it was the victim of a sophisticated


Straight from the source: OCR and NIST provide guidance on safeguarding health information at annual conference
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

On September 2-3, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the National Institute of Standards and


Don’t lose your laptop! New HIPAA settlement emphasizes importance of risk analysis and device and media controls
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

On September 2, 2015, the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a new settlement for $750,000 with


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


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


Are Fitness Apps Fit for Privacy Protection?
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

Healthcare professionals who are in a position to recommend the use of fitness apps need to be aware that patients’ personal data can be used in ways


Tales from the unencrypted: DHHS steps up enforcement of unsecured electronic devices
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

On April 22, 2014, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced settlements of close to $2 million with two


DHHS issues omnibus HIPAA rule implementing HITECH Act changes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

In the January 25, 2013 Federal Register, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) published the long anticipated Modifications to the


eHealth FTC study weighs in on privacy and security concerns with its ‘Internet of Things’ report
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

One of the more exciting and innovating changes to health care lies in the development of devices that expand the ability of patients to better