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OCR Settlement Emphasizes Importance of Audit Controls
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

On February 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) entered into a resolution agreement with


Health Insurer Reaches Privacy Settlement with New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

On February 17, 2017, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (“Horizon”) agreed to pay $1.1 million as part of a settlement with the New Jersey


OCR Issues Penalty for Noncompliance with HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2017

On February 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced a $3.2 million civil monetary penalty


OCR Settlement Emphasizes Importance of Implementing Safeguards to Protect PHI
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2017

On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) entered into a resolution agreement with MAPFRE


OCR Settles First Enforcement Action for Untimely Reporting of a Breach
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

On January 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) entered into a resolution agreement with


HHS Announces HIPAA Settlement with UMass
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

On November 22, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a $650,000 settlement with University of Massachusetts Amherst


Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals stayed an FTC Final Order requiring the now-defunct LabMD to implement numerous compliance measures stemming


FTC Issues Guide for Businesses on Handling Data Breaches
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

On October 25, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission released a guide for businesses on how to handle and respond to data breaches (the "Guide"). The


FTC Issues Data Breach Guide for Businesses, Confirming Uninsured Breach Response Will be Costly
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

As reported in the Privacy & Information Security Law blog, on October 25, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission released a guide for businesses on how


HHS Releases Guidance on HIPAA and Cloud Computing
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2016

Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights issued guidance (the "Guidance") for HIPAA-covered entities