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Is OCR Moving the Goal Posts on Vendor Management?
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

Recent statements at the 27th National HIPAA Summit suggest that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR)


ACA’s Nondiscrimination Taglines and Notices Require Updating Your Notice of Privacy Practices
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2017

There has been confusion as to whether the Affordable Care Act’s nondiscrimination provision (“ACA”) affects a covered entity’s notice of privacy


Tick Tock Tick Tock, When a Breach Occurs, You’re on the Clock!
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

As a reminder that state attorneys general have enforcement authority over breach notifications, the New York Attorney General recently announced a


Webinar Recording: New Guidance on HIPAA: Nine Changes to Make
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

While there have not been significant regulatory changes to HIPAA since 2013, that doesn’t mean that compliance can be static. The Department of


Public Still Must be Kept Private under HIPAA
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

A not-for-profit health care system recently agreed to pay the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $2.4 million as part of a settlement over


HIPAA Enforcement Actions by the Numbers
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

Protecting patient information is a central duty for both covered entities and business associates under the Health Insurance Portability and


DWT Releases Latest Health Care Breach Charts - March 2017
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Following the HITECH Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued regulations requiring HIPAA covered


42 C.F.R. Part 2 Final Rule Is Officially Delayed Can Comments to HHS and OMB Fix It?
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a final rule amending the Confidentiality of Substance Use


The Price of PHI - A $2.2 Million USB Drive
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2017

A stolen unencrypted USB drive led to a $2.2 million settlement and a Resolution Agreement. The Department of Health and Human Services Office for


No Phishing: OCR Warns of Phishing Attempts Disguised as Official HIPAA Audit Program Emails
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2016

What’s worse than receiving an email indicating that you have been selected for an audit by your favorite government regulator? Clicking on a link in