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OCR Settles Largest HIPAA Violation Against a Single Covered Entity
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") entered into a resolution agreement with


OCR Settles Two HIPAA Cases with Public Health Centers in Oregon and Mississippi
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

On July 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") entered into resolution agreements with two large


UK Government Ends NHS Patient Database Scheme
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 11 2016

On July 6, 2016, the UK government decided to close its controversial care.data scheme after concerns were raised about the safeguards in place to


OCR Enters into First Enforcement Action Against Business Associate
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

On June 30, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that it had settled potential HIPAA


FTC Settles Charges of Misleading Consumers with Electronic Health Records Company
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

On June 8, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission announced that Practice Fusion, an electronic health records company, agreed to settle FTC charges that


Pharmaceutical Company to Plead Guilty and Settle Drug Marketing Charges
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

Recently, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals announced that it will enter into several settlements and plead guilty to two misdemeanors in connection with


The FDA seeks to regulate 3D-printed medical devices
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

As we previously reported, the use of 3D printing for the production of medical devices has become almost commonplace. Indeed, the FDA has approved


OCR Settles Two Key HIPAA Privacy Rule Cases Involving X-Rays and Medical Reality TV Show
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") recently announced resolution agreements with Raleigh Orthopaedic


FTC Releases Interactive Tool for Mobile Health Apps
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

The Federal Trade Commission recently released an interactive tool for mobile health apps. The tool was developed in conjunction with several other


HHS Launches Phase 2 of HIPAA Audits
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2016

On March 21, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") announced that it has commenced Phase 2 of the HIPAA