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Akerman LLP | USA | 4 Mar 2019

The Future of Telehealth in 2019

Towards the end of 2018, several developments in the area of telehealth signal significant changes are on the horizon in 2019. The following provides


Akerman LLP | USA | 13 Feb 2019

Multiple States Considering Possible Modification to Their “Certificate of Need” Laws

In December, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a report - “Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition”


Akerman LLP | USA | 8 Nov 2018

On-Line Resources Help Nonprofit Organizations Prepare for Cybersecurity Threats

The effects of a data breach can be disastrous for any company, but especially for a nonprofit organization, not only because of the harm to the


Akerman LLP | USA | 18 Oct 2018

TV Drug Commercials Must Disclose the Drug’s List Price if HHS Adopts Proposed Rule

We are all familiar with prescription drug television commercials where it sounds like they hired a professional auctioneer to recite the drug side


Akerman LLP | USA | 2 Oct 2018

Time to Cooperate: NYC Imposes New Accommodation Obligations on Employers

Beginning on October 15th, employers with four or more employees in New York City will be required to engage in a “cooperative dialogue” with


Akerman LLP | USA | 2 Apr 2018

Department of Health and Human Services Proposes New Rule For Healthcare Workers In The Name of Religious Freedom

Healthcare employers take note: the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) has issued a proposed rule that, if passed, will allow healthcare


Akerman LLP | USA | 14 May 2017

Global Ransomware Attack Makes Healthcare Organizations Wanna Cry

As has been widely reported, on May 12, 2017, organizations around the world, including Britain’s National Health Service, found their data held


Akerman LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2017

Proposed Employee Wellness Legislation Might Undermine Protections of GINA

Employees who don’t want to disclose genetic information about themselves and their families to their employers may have to pay a stiff price for that


Akerman LLP | USA | 7 Feb 2017

Lack of Timely Action and Knowledge of Risk Results in $3.2 Million Civil Monetary Penalty for HIPAA Violations

Children’s Medical Center of Dallas (Children’s) was hit with a $3.2 million civil penalty from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Akerman LLP | USA | 25 Jan 2017

Potential Implications to the ACA Under the Incoming Republican Administration - Part III: Hospitals

President Trump has been clear in his intention to repeal the ACA. In fact, among President Trump’s first executive orders was one seeking to

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