The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently released a notice of enforcement discretion announcing changes in how the agency will assess civil monetary penalties for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In this episode, Rebecca Schaefer discusses the impact of this revised regulatory interpretation, how the new standard may impact pending disputes, and overall trends affecting HIPAA judgments and settlements.

About Triage Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short podcasts.

If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. On some days, it may seem like an insurmountable task to keep up with every change, especially as a new presidential administration and new policies take shape.

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