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OCR Releases Guidance on HIPAA Compliance During Emergencies
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2017

On September 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued an announcement containing disaster


OCR Releases Improved Data Breach Reporting Tool
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

On July 25, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced the release of an updated web tool that


New Jersey Shopper Privacy Bill Signed into Law
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

On July 21, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that places new restrictions on the collection and use of personal information by


New Jersey Shopper Privacy Bill Signed into Law
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

As reported on Hunton’s Privacy and Information Security Law blog, on July 21, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that places new


Ransomware Health Data Breach Affects 500,000 Patients
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

On June 26, 2017, Airway Oxygen, a provider of oxygen therapy and home medical equipment, reported that it was the subject of a ransomware attack


OCR and Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Publish Cybersecurity Materials
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) and the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force (the “Task


Washington Becomes Third State to Enact Biometric Privacy Law
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

On May 16, 2017, the Governor of the State of Washington, Jay Inslee, signed into law House Bill 1493 (“H.B. 1493”), which sets forth requirements for


OCR Fines Texas Health System For Alleged HIPAA Privacy Rule Violation
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 10, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced a $2.4 million civil monetary penalty


Global Ransomware Attacks Raise Key Legal Considerations
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On May 12, 2017, a massive ransomware attack began affecting tens of thousands of computer systems in over 100 countries. The ransomware, known as


Wireless Provider Reaches $2.5 Million Settlement with OCR
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

On April 24, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that it had entered into a resolution