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Are Non-Covered Activities And Programs At Your CampusInstitution Leaving You Overly Vulnerable to HIPAA? A “Hybrid” Designation Can Reduce Risks for HIPAA Compliance and Fines -- But be Careful to Do It Right!
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

If an institution doesn’t designate which functions are and are not covered by HIPAA, the assumption is that all activities fall under the HIPAA


New Guidance Offers Deep Dive Into Compliance Issues
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2017

Following up on DOJ’s recent memo on “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health


A detailed analysis of changes to HIPAA and the implications for healthcare providers and others in the healthcare industry
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

On Friday, January 25, 2013, the Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") published a final rule


HIPAA accounting of disclosures under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2011

Interested individuals may submit comments on the Department of Health and Human Services’ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to modify the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Privacy Rules standard for accounting disclosures of protected health information by August 1, 2011 to (search for Proposed Rule).


Proposed changes to HIPAA accounting of disclosures provision and proposed new access report requirement
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2011

On May 31, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published a proposed rule regarding the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and its implementing regulations (“HIPAA”) concerning accounting of disclosures of electronic protected health information (“PHI”).


Accountable Care Organizations - the feds offer proposalsseek public comments on Medicare shared savings program
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2011

Overview: Healthcare providers and policymakers have long been intrigued by the notion of shifting from the current volume of services reimbursement system to one based on patient outcomes, measurable quality controls and aligned financial incentives for collaborating providers.


Feds crackdown on HIPAA Privacy Rule violations, issue huge fines
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2011

At the end of February, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") issued two press releases concerning million dollar HIPAA Privacy Rule violations.


Guidelines for health insurers requesting rate increase issued by California insurance commissioner (SB 1163)
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

On February 4, 2011, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones released draft guidelines for implementing SB 1163 ("Guidance 1163:2").


North Carolina DHHS clients’ personal information compromised
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2011

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing ("DSDHH") may have inadvertently thrown out computer disks containing the personal information of North Carolinians who had applied for services from DSDHH's Equipment Distribution Service between January 2005 through December 2008.


HHS receives detailed comments on proposed HIPAA changes
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2010

The HHS Office of Civil Rights will have their hands full as they review the thousands of pages of comments filed in response to their proposal to modify the HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules.