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Illinois Coalition Backs Telehealth Bill Supporting Payment Parity Beyond COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - March 18 2021 The Illinois Coalition to Protect Telehealth, a coalition of more than thirty Illinois healthcare providers and patient advocates, announced its…

Responding to Law Enforcement Demands for HIPAA Protected Information

USA - March 8 2021 Medical providers are often asked, or feel obligated, to disclose confidential information about patients. This blog post discusses when disclosures…

Bias in Healthcare Algorithms

USA - February 12 2021 The application of artificial intelligence Technologies to health care delivery, coding and population management may profoundly alter the manner in…

U.S. Advances AI Innovation with NAIIA

USA - February 8 2021 After a Congressional override of a Presidential veto, the National Defense Authorization Act became law on January 1, 2021 (NDAA). Notably, the NDAA…

First Reported FCA CARES Act Settlement Announced

USA - January 19 2021 The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on January 12, 2021, the first civil settlement to resolve allegations of fraud against the Paycheck…

The Ransomware Pandemic Rages On: Tips and Tools to Mitigate Risk

USA - November 5 2020 Ransomware is a serious form of cyber extortion that employs malware to prevent users from accessing their systems or data, either by locking the…

Data Breaches and HIPAA Enforcement Remain Endemic Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - October 16 2020 Recently, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the agency enforcing the Health Insurance…

Deadline Looms for Responding to DEA’s Proposed Aggregate Production Quotas for 2021

USA - September 25 2020 On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the Drug Enforcement Agency (“DEA”) proposed 2021 aggregate production quotas (APQs) for controlled substances in…

False Claims Act Enforcement During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

USA - August 28 2020 Earlier this summer, Ethan P. Davis, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)…

CCPA Regulations Approved by the CA Office of Administrative Law

USA - August 21 2020 The regulations for the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) were approved by the California Office of Administrative Law on August 14, 2020…