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Health plans jump into the mobile health (mHealth) market - how much will providers have to pay?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

Health care payors (plans, insurers) are emerging quickly as one of the dominant players in the mobile health (mHealth) marketplace

Excellus is latest in line of BCBS insurers experiencing cyberattack
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

Excellus, a BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) provider servicing upstate New York, announced last week that it was the latest in a string of BCBS providers

JCEB annual health and welfare meeting
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

For the last two days, I have been presenting at the annual JCEB health and welfare conference, which is an annual gathering of employer health plan professionals and government representatives

HHS to conduct privacy audits
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • November 3 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) expects to commence an audit program late in 2011 regarding compliance with the privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA

Why the time for security and privacy insurance has arrived
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2011

You may think that a $30 USB drive does not seem like the most costly business asset you could lose, but you would be wrong

HIPAAHITECH Act privacy rule now at OMB
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

Last month, we reported that it was being widely reported that HIPAAHITECH Act Omnibus Final Rule would be issued in March 2012, but that it had not yet been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under Executive Order 12866

FTC releases FAQs guide to medical identity theft
  • Faegre Baker Daniels
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a frequently asked questions guide to medical identity theft for health care providers and insurers

OCR HIPAA audit update
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights (OCR), awarded a $9.2 million contract to KPMG LLP on June 10, signaling the start of OCR’s proactive and intensified Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act audit process

What your business needs to do about the new HIPAA rules
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2009

Whether you are an employer that provides health insurance for your employees, a business in the growing health care industry, or a hospital or other medical provider, you need to know about some key changes to the privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"), which have been substantially broadened under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (the "HITECH Act"

HHS announces second penalty for violations of the HIPAA privacy rule this week
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2011

On February 24, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced that General Hospital Corporation and Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, Inc. (collectively “Mass General”) has entered into a settlement agreement to resolve a complaint that they violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rules