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HIPAA enforcement on the rise
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

The number of claims filed under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) have skyrocketed in recent years. The latest figures


Is your health plan HIPAA compliant?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

Data breaches with respect to medical information are on the rise, given that such information is generally more valuable on the black market than


Be careful what you say: allegations of worker misconduct might be defamation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

Healthcare institutions have a moral and legal obligation to promote patient safety as an essential component of patient care. Supervisors and


The Supreme Court preserves key insurance subsidy provisions of the Affordable Care Act
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Today, in an anxiously awaited opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court preserved key provisions of President Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA), maintaining


New guidance on wellness programs
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued proposed new rules clarifying its stance on the interplay between the


Healthcare employer lands in patient-privacy predicament
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

Healthcare providers are required by law to maintain the privacy of most patient information, and there are good business reasons for medical


Hospitals are still in the OFCCP's crosshairs
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On February 12, 2015, U.S. Labor Department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) underscored its intent to continue to scrutinize


We should not be dealing with measles concerns in 2015, but we are
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

Crazy as it seems, highly publicized Pandemic, Ebola and now Measles concerns are good for the U.S. Each time our short attention span is directed to


Eligibility rules need to be in writing
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

Healthcare reform continues to roll on. 2014 saw the implementation of the health insurance exchanges, the Individual Mandate, and a host of new


HIPAA's criminal charges pack a heavy punch
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

Almost all healthcare providers and health plan administrators are familiar with the detailed requirements of the privacy and security rules under the