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Mintz | USA | 25 Oct 2017

Building a Health App? Part 6: HIPAA and Other Privacy and Security Considerations

Consumers are increasingly turning to health apps for a variety of medical and wellness-related purposes. This has in turn caused greater amounts of

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 14 Feb 2017

Key Takeaways from OCR’s Latest HIPAA Fine: Hospital to Pay $3.2 Million for Its Cybersecurity Violations

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced a Health Insurance Portability and

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Baker & Hostetler LLP | USA | 9 Nov 2016

Cloud Service Providers Beware, You May Be Subject to HIPAA Without Knowing It

The use of cloud service providers has exploded in the past several years. According to estimates from Gartner, the market for cloud services is

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Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 27 Sep 2016

District Court Decision Upholds Employer’s Wellness Program But Signals Support for EEOC Positions Going Forward

In EEOC v. Orion Energy Systems, Inc., the Eastern District of Wisconsin rejected the EEOC’s claims that Orion Energy’s wellness program violated the

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Alston & Bird LLP | USA | 8 Sep 2011

New fees for group health plans loom on the horizon

The Affordable Care Act (ACA or the “Act”) imposes two new temporary fees with respect to group health plans that go into effect in the near future.

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Morgan Lewis | USA | 26 Aug 2011

New summary of benefits and coverage required for health plans in 2012

On August 22, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (the Departments) jointly published proposed regulations on the new Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) that insurers and group health plan administrators will be required to distribute beginning next year.

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Epstein Becker Green | USA | 12 Aug 2011

Proposed regulations released relating to health insurance premium tax credits under Affordable Care Act while Eleventh Circuit finds individual mandate unconstitutional

On August 12, 2011, the Departments of Treasury and Health and Human Services released Proposed Regulations to provide guidance to individuals who enroll in qualified health plans through State-based Exchanges, as envisioned under the Affordable Care Act, and to provide guidance to Exchanges that make qualified health plans available to individuals and employers.

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 15 Apr 2011

Developments for employers that sponsor wellness programs

The ruling in Seff V. Broward County has helped to establish guidance as to what is permissible with respect to the design of wellness programs under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 23 Dec 2010

Notice announces delay in enforcement of nondiscrimination requirements for insured health plans

Facing the application of new nondiscrimination rules imposed by national health care reform legislation, insured health plans have been granted a reprieve.

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Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC | USA | 22 Dec 2010

GINA: final ECOA regulations for Title II

On November 9, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published final regulations under Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).

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