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California's Dreaming Of Tougher Health-Care Privacy
The law applies to manufacturers of consumer health wearables and apps, for example, and its reach extends to companies located anywhere in the U.S. that do business in California.
United States
6 Aug 2018
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Federal Privacy Audits Continue To Scare Health-Care Providers
A February 22 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report and other publications, "Federal Privacy Audits Continue to Scare Health-Care Providers," discussed the ongoing HIPAA audits ...
United States
27 Feb 2018
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Rule Makes Substance Abuse Records Easier to Disclose
A January 3 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report and other publications, "Rule Makes Substance Abuse Records Easier to Disclose," discussed the new rule released January 2 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
United States
5 Jan 2018
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Tech Giants Ride Data Wave Into Health-Care Market
A December 1 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report and other publications, "Tech Giants Ride Data Wave Into Health-Care Market," discussed the development of wearable devices that collect health information and devices connected to hospital systems,
United States
4 Dec 2017
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Trump HHS Pick to Face Privacy, Security Challenges if Confirmed
A November 28 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report and other publications, "Trump HHS Pick to Face Privacy, Security Challenges if Confirmed," discussed the nomination of Alex Azar to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
United States
30 Nov 2017
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California Health System Pays $2M to Settle Data Breaches
The federal government's data privacy and security enforcement efforts have slowed down in the latter half of 2017, but some states are picking up the slack.
United States
29 Nov 2017
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Health Privacy Official's Departure Unlikely to Rock the Boat
A November 8 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report and other publications, "Health Privacy Official's Departure Unlikely to Rock the Boat," discussed whether last month's departure of Deven McGraw, deputy director for health information privacy for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR), will have an effect on the government's enforcement of health-data privacy laws. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
United States
13 Nov 2017
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HHS Issues HIPAA Privacy Rule Waivers After Hurricanes
As it had done for Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, and for Hurricane Irma in Florida, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a limited waiver of HIPAA sanctions and penalties for covered entities in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
United States
2 Oct 2017
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Estate Planning Update September 2017 - The Equifax Data Breach
Equifax, one of the three major credit-reporting agencies, recently reported a breach of its security.
United States
14 Sep 2017
10
Cybersecurity Costs Could Prompt Future Hospital Mergers
September 8 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health IT Law & Industry Report and other publications, "Cybersecurity Costs Could Prompt Future Hospital Mergers," discussed the factors creating rising pressure on many smaller hospitals to merge or be acquired. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
United States
12 Sep 2017
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Cyber Risks Mounting for Networked Medical Devices
An August 21 article in Bloomberg BNA's Medical Devices Law & Industry Report and other publications, "Cyber Risks Mounting for Networked Medical Devices," discussed how recent cyberattacks that hit hospitals and pharmaceutical companies have spotlighted the risks of using medical devices that connect to the internet and transmit sensitive personal data.
United States
25 Aug 2017
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Wellmark's Iowa ACA Exchange Exit Prompts Civil Rights Complaint
An August 17 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications, "Wellmark's Iowa ACA Exchange Exit Prompts Civil Rights Complaint," discussed an administrative complaint filed with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) by three groups representing hemophiliacs. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
United States
19 Aug 2017
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Federal Advisers Likely to Push for Better Health Data Exchange
An August 8 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health IT Law & Industry Report and other publications, "Federal Advisers Likely to Push for Better Health Data Exchange," discussed the Government Accountability Office's August 3 announcement of the first 15 appointments to the Health Information Technology (HIT) Advisory Committee.
United States
10 Aug 2017
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DNA Testing Company Shakes Alaska Privacy Claims
An August 3 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch, "DNA Testing Company Shakes Alaska Privacy Claims," discussed the decision by an Alaska federal court in Cole v. Gene by Gene Ltd. to reject the attempt by a group of customers to sue a genetic testing kit company in a class action. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
United States
7 Aug 2017
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Anthem Class Suit Highlights Data Breach Risks
A June 28 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications, "Anthem Class Suit Highlights Data Breach Risks," reported that Anthem Inc.'s recent $115 million settlement to resolve...
United States
3 Jul 2017
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Blue Cross Exec Tests HIPAA By Describing $12M Patient
A June 1 article, "Blue Cross Exec Tests HIPAA By Describing $12M Patient," in Law360 provides an analysis of a recent incident in which a Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield executive made a public comment about a patient who has accrued $12 million in annual medical bills.
United States
7 Jun 2017
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St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center Enters into $387,200 HIPAA Settlement
On May 23, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City entered into a $387,200 settlement for failing to appropriately safeguard two patients' protected health information (PHI).
United States
31 May 2017
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U.K. Hospital Ransomware Attacks Show Need for Software Updates
A May 16 article, "U.K. Hospital Ransomware Attacks Show Need for Software Updates," in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications discussed last week's ransomware attacks that hit hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide and crippled more than 16 British hospitals.
United States
17 May 2017
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Texas Health System Pays $2.4M to Settle Unauthorized Patient Disclosure
A May 11 article, "Texas Health System Pays $2.4M to Settle Unauthorized Patient Disclosure," in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications discussed the $2.4 million settlement that Memorial Hermann Health System reached with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) after it disclosed a patient's identity in a press release without authorization
United States
13 May 2017
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Data Breach Preparedness is Critical
An article in For the Record magazine entitled "Call In the Reinforcements" discussed what healthcare organizations must do to be prepared to respond in the event they suffer a data breach.
United States
2 May 2017
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