Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health: Strategies for Overcoming Legal Barriers to Health Information Exchange -
A growing number of Medicaid officials believe that coordinating care across the physical and...more
Since 2009, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has posted all large data breaches – those that involve 500 or more individuals – online on its so-called “Wall of Shame.” In 2013, 160 large data breaches were reported to...more
A recent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") settlement, which is notable as the first HIPAA settlement with a covered entity for failure to have policies and procedures in place to comply with...more
Originally published in Health IT Law & Industry Report, on January 23, 2013.
On Jan. 17, 2013, the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (‘‘HHS’’) issued a long-awaited omnibus rule...more
On January 17, 2013, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a final omnibus rule amending the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) in accordance with the HITECH Act...more
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