Susan J. Freed

Susan J. Freed

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Covered Entity Fined $150,000 For Stolen Unencrypted Thumb Drive

HHS recently announced that it fined a dermatology practice $150,000 for failing to reasonably safeguard an unencrypted thumb drive and failing to conduct an accurate and thorough risk analysis of electronic PHI....more

1/15/2014 - Covered Entities Encryption Fines HHS HIPAA HITECH

Additional Health Care Reform FAQs Issued

This morning the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury Department released additional Frequently Asked Questions relating to implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Among the topics discussed...more

1/10/2014 - Affordable Care Act DOL Healthcare Healthcare Reform HHS U.S. Treasury

Health Care Reform Blog: SHOP Exchange Delay?

Last month HHS proposed regulations that would delay implementation of the employee choice requirement in SHOP Exchanges until 2015. We’ve received a number of calls asking what the delay means....more

4/4/2013 - Health Insurance Exchanges Healthcare HHS SHOP Program

Health Care Reform Blog: HHS Releases Proposed Rules on Contraceptive Coverage for Religious Organizations

Today HHS released proposed rules outlining how religious organizations that object to contraception on religious grounds can comply with the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that non-grandfathered health plans cover...more

2/4/2013 - Affordable Care Act Contraceptive Coverage Mandate HHS Non-Grandfathered Health Plans Religious Institutions

Health Law Blog: Final HIPAA Rules Released

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the long-awaited final rules implementing changes to the HIPAA privacy and security rules enacted in 2009 by the HITECH Act....more

1/18/2013 - Data Breach Data Protection HHS HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule HITECH

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