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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


HIPAA's unanswered questions
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2012

Another month goes by without the publication of the final Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HIPAAHITECH) rules


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 HIPAAHITECH era is under way
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act era began on February 17, 2010, with a whisper rather than a scream


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


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


HHS releases NPRM altering HIPAA accounting rule
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

On May 27, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released for public review a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) about the accounting provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule


Supreme Court to review Vermont prescription data-mining law
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2011

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a constitutional challenge to a Vermont statute barring the sale or use of prescriber-identifiable data for the marketing of prescription drugs


FTC pressed on online health and medical information privacy issues
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2011

Privacy issues regarding tracking and use of information concerning pharmaceuticals and other medical or health information will continue to receive close scrutiny in 2011