Elizabeth Johnson

Elizabeth Johnson

Poyner Spruill LLP

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Countdown to HITECH Compliance: How to Redistribute Your Notice of Privacy Practices

September 23, 2013 is the fast-approaching compliance deadline for the final omnibus HIPAA/HITECH rules. Many provisions required revisions to Notices of Privacy Practices (NPPs) maintained and distributed by covered...more

8/30/2013 - Compliance Deadlines Healthcare HHS HIPAA HITECH Notice of Privacy Practices Notice Requirements

Tick, Tock: Less than 60 Days to Comply with Updated HIPAA/HITECH Rules

There are now less than 60 days left for covered entities and business associates to implement provisions set forth in the final omnibus HIPAA/HITECH rules issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in...more

7/26/2013 - Compliance Contractors Deadlines HHS HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule HITECH Subcontractors

HIPAA Risk Analysis

HIPAA relies heavily on risk analysis in multiple contexts. For example, risk analysis has a major role in the Breach Notification Rule under the new regulations issued by the U.S. Department Health and Human Services on...more

2/7/2013 - Covered Entities Data Breach Data Collection Data Protection HHS HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule OCR PHI Security Rule

Brace for Impact – Final HITECH Rules Will Require Substantially More Breach Reporting

HHS has finally issued its omnibus HITECH Rules. Our firm will issue a comprehensive summary of the rules shortly, but of immediate import is the change to the breach reporting harm threshold. The modification will make it...more

1/18/2013 - Data Breach Enforcement Actions HHS HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule HITECH PHI Privacy Rule Reporting Requirements

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