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Public Information is Still Protected by HIPAA
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2018

Allergy Associates of Hartford, P.C., entered into a Resolution Agreement and agreed to pay $125,000 to the U.S. Department of Health and Human


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


OCR Provides Informal HIPAA Guidance Regarding Disposal of Electronic Devices and Media Containing PHI
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2018

In a July 2018 newsletter, the Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), the federal agency


A New HIPAA Accounting Rule on the Horizon?
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

Under HIPAA, patients have a right to information about certain disclosures, referred to as an accounting. Under the current iteration of the


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


Alleged HIPAA Violations Follow Company Post-Close
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

On February 13, 2018, the HHS Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that the court appointed receiver of Filefax, an Illinois company that moved


ONC Proposes Trusted Exchange Framework for Health Information Networks
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2018

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has released a draft trusted exchange framework that proposes policies


Certification of Electronic Transaction Compliance for Health Plans Withdrawn
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2017

On January 2, 2014, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) proposed a new rule 79 FR 298 that would have required a controlling


Quick-Response Checklist to Cyber Attacks for HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates
  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ("HHS") Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") recently issued a Quick-Response Checklist, explaining the


HHS’ Checklist on How to Respond to a Cyber Attack
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued a checklist that details suggested best practices for