Kate Stewart

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Latest OCR HIPAA Settlement Provides Lessons for Covered Entities

Capping off a busy month of HIPAA settlements, on August 4, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced a $5.55 million settlement with Advocate Health Care Network (“Advocate”), the largest fully-integrated healthcare...more

8/11/2016 - Business Associates Civil Monetary Penalty Covered Entities Data Breach HIPAA OCR PHI Risk Assessment Settlement

“Your Money or Your PHI”: OCR Releases Guidance on Ransomware

On July 11, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released important new guidance on ransomware for hospitals and other healthcare providers and finally addressed the question of whether electronic protected health...more

7/12/2016 - Breach Notification Rule Covered Entities Cyber Attacks Data Breach Employee Training Hackers Health Care Providers HIPAA HIPAA Breach Hospitals New Guidance OCR PHI Ransomware Security Risk Assessments

HIPAA and Health Care Data Privacy – 2015 Year in Review

As the year winds down, we look back with a mixture of nostalgia and queasiness on the major Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) events that defined 2015. Incredibly large data breaches became...more

12/11/2015 - Anthem Insurance Cyber Attacks Data Breach HIPAA HITECH OCR PHI

Back to School – HIPAA 101

After a summer that saw major data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management and UCLA Health System, this fall is a great time to take your organization back to school on HIPAA compliance and data security. Here are...more

8/27/2015 - Business Associates C-Suite Executives Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Privacy Data Protection Data Security Employee Training HIPAA OCR ONC Security Risk Assessments

HIPAA Omnibus Rule Reference Chart

Mintz Levin is pleased to provide this section-by-section analysis of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. The chart lists provisions of the proposed privacy, security and enforcement rules mandated by the Health Information...more

1/23/2013 - Business Associates Covered Entities Data Breach Data Protection HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule HITECH Notice Requirements PHI

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