Healthcare Legal News: Volume 2, Number 3, April 2012



- Data Breach Issues Continue to Take Center Stage - Michigan is the Second State to See a Data Breach Class Action; OCR Issues first Penalty under HITECH

- Litigation News Recent Case Illustrates Need for Care in Drafting Physician Employment Agreements

- Reimbursement News Physicians Need to Use Caution When Reassigning Medicare Payments

Excerpt from Data Breach...

As we predicted in an article in our December 2011 issue, actions stemming from data breaches have increased in the first quarter of 2012. So far this year we have seen an increase in class action litigation and enforcement activity from the Office of Civil Rights.

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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Topics:  Data Breach, Employment Contract, Healthcare, Medicare

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, General Business Updates, Health Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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