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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


Unfinished business: solving the HIPAA accounting rule dilemma
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

Now that the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) rules finally have been released, health care companies and


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


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


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


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


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


Case filed by Minnesota raises significant HIPAA enforcement issues
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

A recent lawsuit brought by the Attorney General (AG) of Minnesota raises significant enforcement issues related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA


Privacy in focus - July 2011 - does the Supreme Court's Sorrell decision threaten privacy?
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

On June 23, as its 2010 term drew to a close, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its much-awaited decision in Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc. (No. 10-779), holding that Vermont's Act 80, prohibiting access to certain information on physicians' prescribing practices for use in marketing brand-name drugs, violated the First Amendment