Tension between what is potentially knowableand what is actually known. Tension between the present and the future state of work. Tension between
It is highly likely that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ("NAIC") will adopt a model data cyber security law premised largely on
The increased use of portable electronic devices in the workplace and the popularity of social media pose unique challenges for health care employers
In recent years, the use of wearable devices, such as smartwatches and Fitbits, has gained popularity not only with the general public and consumers
As the technologies used to deliver telehealth services become more complex, telehealth providers as well as other HIPAA "covered entities" have an
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule provides standards for the use and disclosure of "individually
Texas patient privacy protections will soon become more substantial.
For those healthcare employers that have been resting on your laurels and viewing through rose-colored glasses your entity’s Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health compliance efforts, the time has come to thoroughly clean your glasses and prepare for increased Office of Civil Rights enforcement actions.
For noncompete and trade secret lawyers in the healthcare industry, the recent Michigan Court of Appeals case of Isidore Steiner, DPM v. Bonanni highlights the importance of understanding applicable state privacy laws as well as the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (the "HITECH Act"), which was enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, made several significant amendments to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the regulations promulgated thereunder ("HIPAA").