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Security risks from insiders
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2009

Two recent incidents demonstrate dramatically and publicly one of the biggest security risks facing the health care industry and others across corporate Americathe risk of insider misuse of data access


Update on Health IT efforts under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2009

For health care providers, technology developers, and medical insurers, the standards under which Health Information Technology (Health IT) will function will spell cost recovery, profit, or unreimbursed expense


Health care privacy legislation advancing quicklycompanies can expect significant changes to the privacy landscape
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2009

The Obama Administration's broad-reaching economic stimulus legislation includes an extensive series of new proposals to expand the reach of electronic health records


What’s ahead for privacy and security in 2009?
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2009

With a new Administration, a significantly different Congress and a wide range of new rules and upcoming legislation, privacy and security professionals will continue to have their hands full in 2009 with new developments


New health care breach notification rules issued
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2009

With two important new security breach notification rules issued in recent days, the health care industry and its business partners now face an entirely new federal environment for disclosure of security breaches


HHS issues proposed health IT regulations - comments due March 15, 2010
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking public comment on two sets of rules that are designed to modernize and improve the delivery of healthcare services through the use of Health Information Technology (Health IT) pursuant to the mandates in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA


First Amendment case may doom state health care laws
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2011

State health care laws in Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire took a hit recently when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned a Vermont law that restricted pharmaceutical company access to privately collected prescribing data for physicians practicing in the state


Looking ahead on HIPAA enforcement
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2010

When the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) law was passed, one of the key elements of the expanded privacy and security rules was the enhanced enforcement opportunities


Ongoing confusion for HIPAA business associates
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2011

It is clear that the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act era creates substantial new legal obligations for entities that operate as "business associates" under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules


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