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HIPAA, Business Associates, and the Conduit Exception

USA - April 14 2021 The HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules impose significant requirements on covered entities and their business associates; violations may result in…

Directed Referrals: New Stark Rules

USA - March 24 2021 Under the federal Stark Law, hospitals and other healthcare employers may require that employed or contracted physicians refer items or services to…

HIPAA, Patient Access, and Designated Record Sets

USA - March 22 2021 With limited exceptions,1 HIPAA generally gives individuals the right to access or obtain copies of their protected health information ("PHI") from…

wRVU Compensation Formulas: Time to Review

USA - November 11 2020 Many hospitals, physician groups, or other providers compensate employed or contracted practitioners based on the work relative value units ("wRVUs")…

HIPAA Enforcement: Lessons from the OCR's Recent Settlements

USA - October 26 2020 The OCR has announced a surprising number of HIPAA settlements in the past few months with penalties ranging from $10,000 to $6.5 million. Here are…