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Updated Tools for Your HIPAA Toolkit: Security Risk Assessment
  • Spencer Fane LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2018

In the wake of the record setting $16 Million dollar settlement and resolution agreement with Anthem, Inc, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and


Anthem Agrees to Record Data Breach Settlement
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

In the wake of the largest U.S. health care data breach in history, Anthem, Inc., has agreed to pay $16 million to the Office for Civil Rights, which


Dear Littler: Will Recent Equal Pay Legislation Affect Our Annual Comp Reviews?
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

My employer is preparing for our annual review of staff compensation. My boss heard there have been a lot of changes in the law about equal pay that


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


Three Boston-Area Hospitals Settle HIPAA Allegations Arising From On-Site Filming of Television Documentary
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2018

Three Boston-area hospitals collectively paid just under $1 million to settle allegations that they violated HIPAA by improperly disclosing patients’


Documentary Film Expensive for Hospitals
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2018

Three teaching hospitals allowed a documentary to be filmed at their hospitals to provide viewers with information regarding the care that academic


Three Boston Hospitals Pay Close to $1 Million in HIPAA Settlements for Disclosing Personal Health Information to Film Crews
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2018

On September 20, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced settlements with three Boston


Hospitals, Don’t Let TV Cameras Roll Without First Obtaining Patients’ Permission
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2018

Reality television programs addressing a broad array of topicsincluding shows featuring health care providers furnishing medical services to


Three Separate OCR Settlements Resulting from Hospital Failures to Obtain Patient Authorization for Use of Protected Health Information Before Filming Television Docuseries
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced three separate settlements with Boston Medical Center (BMC)


Hospitals fined for allowing documentary film crews to film patients without consent
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • September 24 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) fined three separate hospitals a cumulative total of $999,000 to settle