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HHS publishes NPRM altering HIPAA accounting rule
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) about the accounting provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule


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


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


Summary of the new HIPAAHITECH omnibus regulation
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

After almost four years, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finally has released its "omnibus" Health Insurance Portability and


Moving past the new HIPAA rules
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2013

So, you're a HIPAA covered entity or business associate who is in the final throes of revamping (or creating) appropriate and compliant HIPAA Privacy


New California law forbids forced RFID implantation in humans
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2007

California has enacted a statute prohibiting the compelled or coerced implantation of a subdermal identification device, such as a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) microchip or a newer chipless "RFID tattoo."


The HIPAA enforcement era begins
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2008

More than five years into the HIPAA privacy era, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced its first penalty for a violation of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules


A new HIPAA era emerges
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2009

After years of debate with little progress, a new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) era has become a reality through the economic stimulus legislation


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


Are troublesome HIPAA changes on the way?
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2008

Recent progress toward developing electronic medical records and personal health records has generated an enormous amount of debate about whether new privacy and security rules are necessary for this new electronic environment