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HIPAAHITECH compliance is finally here
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

More than four and a half years since the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, the time for


FTC agreement adds to the accretive health enforcement saga
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2014

On New Year's Eve, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a consent order settlement with Accretive Health, Inc., purporting to address the


The new HIPAAHITECH era is finally here
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2013

After almost four years, the Department of Health and Human Services finally has released its omnibus Health Insurance Portability and Accountability


The FTC imposes data security obligations on a cord blood bank
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2013

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) announced on January 28 that it had reached a settlement with Cbr Systems, Inc. as "part of the


FDA clarifies which mhealth apps require pre-market notification as medical devices
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

On September 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its much-anticipated Final Guidance for Industry on Mobile Medical


FDASIA report proposes rules of the road for Health IT
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2014

The long awaited FDASIA Health IT Report proposes a strategy for calibrating regulatory oversight to risk and clarifying the regulatory obligations


Health care, employers, confusion, and controversy
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

The recent controversy about AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's comments on employee health care expenses reflects ongoing confusion about the rules for


Georgia Supreme Court uses HIPAA preemption to nullify medical malpractice reform
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2007

The Georgia Supreme Court's potentially important May 14 decision in Allen v. Wright, 2007 Ga. Lexis 343, held that the HIPAA Privacy Rule preempted Georgia's 2005 tort reform statute requiring malpractice plaintiffs to file with their complaints a "medical authorization form" enabling the defendants' attorneys to obtain and disclose protected health information to facilitate their defense of the plaintiff's claims


HIPAAHITECH update: the waiting is the hardest part
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2011

As we approach the three-year mark since the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), and still do not have most of the regulations implementing the privacy and security provisions of this law, the simple passage of time by itself is creating confusion and ambiguity in the health care industry


What's important about the HITECH NPRM?
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released its long-anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemarking (NPRM) for the privacy and security provisions of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act