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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 20 Dec 2018

OCR Requests Information from Stakeholders on Significant Changes to the HIPAA Rules

The US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published a long-awaited Request for Information seeking

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 10 Feb 2017

What You Need to Know about Changes to the Common Rule

The Final Rule published by the US Department of Health and Human Services on January 18, 2017, largely avoids major modifications to the Common Rule

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 18 Jan 2017

HHS Finalizes Overhaul of Federal Human Subjects Research Protections

On January 18, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and 15 other federal agencies issued a final rule overhauling the federal

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 6 Jan 2017

OMB Reviewing Common Rule Overhaul

On January 4, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) submitted a draft final rule to amend the federal human research regulations to

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 12 Dec 2016

21st Century Cures: Health Information Technology and Digital Health Tool Provisions in Title IV

The 21st Century Cures Act encourages biomedical research investment and facilitates innovation review and approval processes, but also serves

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 13 Jan 2016

New HIPAA Privacy Rule Permits Disclosures to Background Check System

On January 6, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule amending the Health Insurance Portability and

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 8 Sep 2015

HHS releases highly anticipated proposal to modernize U.S. human subjects research protections

In a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) released September 2, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office for

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 25 Sep 2013

The most challenging compliance issue you never heard of: the "access report"

In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Clinical and Economic Health (HITECH) Act created the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 20 Feb 2013

OCR issues final modifications to the HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement rules to implement the HITECH Act

On January 25, 2013, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a final rule (Final Rule)

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 14 Oct 2011

OCR’s proposed revisions to accounting for disclosures standard produces strong opposition from many covered entities

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is reviewing comments submitted by interested parties to OCR’s proposed rule (Proposed Rule) to implement a provision of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) that expands the accounting for disclosures standard under the privacy standards (Privacy Standards) adopted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

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