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New Final Regulations Provide Overdue Guidance on Permissible Arrangements Between Providers, Financial Relief for Patients
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

Over two years after proposing rules for comment, the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) just


Our Allies Under Attack! Ransomware Hits the Brits and Quickly Spreading Across Globe - Batten Down the Hatches NOW
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 15 2017

Last week, numerous hospitals operated by Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) suffered a ransomware event in which hospital computer


Tally-ho! Flurry of Legislative Activity Signals Ease on Federal Barriers to Telehealth
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

In recent months, a number of bills have been introduced or passed in Congress that would ease federal health care programs’ restrictions on


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


No harm, no foul: California court denies class action bid seeking $4 billion from provider
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

On July 22, 2014, the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, found that patients whose confidential health information had been stolen


How FDA’s Program Alignment Initiative Will Impact Industries: An Insider’s Perspective
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2017

In his first major announcement since taking office, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Finalized a major reorganization plan that had been under


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


What’s in a Name? A HIPAA Violation: Texas Health System Settles with HHS for $2.4 Million
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

On May 10, 2017, the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced a settlement with Texas-based Memorial Hermann Health System (MHHS) for


New York-Presbyterian and Columbia hospitals to pay record HIPAA settlement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2014

On May 7, 2014, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced settlements with two New York-based hospitals