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Recent HHS Settlement Showcases that Alleged HIPAA Liability Attaches Even After a Business Closes its Doors
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

The HHS Office of Civil Rights announced earlier this month that a court appointed receiver for Illinois moving and storage company, Filefax, has


OCR Fines Texas Health System For Alleged HIPAA Privacy Rule Violation
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 10, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced a $2.4 million civil monetary penalty


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


Horizon Healthcare Settles Data Breach for $1.1 Million
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

Horizon Healthcare Services Inc., a health insurance company doing business as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey that insures more than 3


What’s in Your Local Transportation Policy?
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

Those in the business of providing healthcare services to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries are all too familiar with the federal anti-kickback


OCR Settlement Emphasizes Importance of Audit Controls
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

On February 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) entered into a resolution agreement with


Regulatory Freeze Notwithstanding, Trump Administration Increases Health Fraud CMPs
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is once again applying an inflation increase to maximum civil monetary penalty (CMP) amounts for


Federal Health Care Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Made a Strong Showing in FY 2016
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

According to a report released last week, the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program (HCFAC) returned over $3.3 billion to the federal


Recent HIPAA Enforcement Actions
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • January 25 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced the first ever settlement related to a Covered


Life’s a Breach - Sitting on that HIPAA Breach Notification Could Burn You
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

On January 9, 2017, Presence Health agreed to settle with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) potential violations under the