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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


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


Health care privacy in 2007
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2007

The focus of health care privacy in 2007 will be on new enforcement issues, new opportunities and challenges related to the use of health care information


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


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 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


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


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


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