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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 8 Apr 2021

Civil Rights Division of DOJ Explains Title IX Protects Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Status, Bringing High-Stakes Showdown with Contrary State Laws One Step Closer

The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division released a March 26, 2021 memorandum explaining the Division’s position that Title IX prohibits…
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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 6 Apr 2021

Another Hint? Interpreting How the Biden Administration Will Approach Title IX Regulations

On April 6, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a new letter to students, educators, and stakeholders indicating the…
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Day Pitney LLP | USA | 25 Mar 2021

The Long-Awaited HIPAA Proposed Rule Promises Enhanced Access Right

On December 10, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the HHS proposed modifications to the HIPAA Standards for the Privacy of Individually…
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McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 9 Feb 2021

OCR continues to crack down on right of access violations

Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and specifically the Privacy Rule under HIPAA’s implementing…
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PRO Compliance | USA | 19 Jan 2021

HIPAA data breach penalty overturned

A US appeals court has reversed a $4.35 million data breach penalty imposed on a Texas hospital, after finding the Department of Health & Human Services had misinterpreted rules it applies to US federal healthcare data law – and had admitted it could not defend the fine.
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Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 31 Aug 2020

Process Revisions by Office for Civil Rights Include Key Changes for Educational Institutions

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has made another round of revisions to its Case Processing Manual (CPM)…
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Mintz | USA | 25 Aug 2020

OCR Updates Guidance to Clarify That Health Plans May Contact Recovered COVID-19 Patients About Plasma Donation

As we discussed in our previous blog post, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance this past June…
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PRO Compliance | Canada, USA | 1 May 2020

Covid-19: Sharing health data in the US and Canada

In the first of a two-part series on sharing health data to fight covid-19, Samantha Gilbert analyses US and Canadian regulators’ advice and explores why compliance teams should err on the side of caution when it comes to sharing information and maintain data minimisation procedures wherever they can.
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Lexology PRO | Canada, Global, USA | 1 May 2020

COVID-19: Sharing health data in the US and Canada

In the first of a two-part series on sharing health data to fight COVID-19, Samantha Gilbert analyses US and Canadian regulators’ advice and explores why compliance teams should err on the side of caution when it comes to sharing information and maintain data minimisation procedures wherever they can.
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McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 21 Apr 2020

HHS Expands HIPAA Enforcement Discretion During COVID-19

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued further notifications of enforcement discretion related to…
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