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Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
Community Health Systems, Inc. (“CHS”) reported yesterday that the information of approximately 4.5 million individuals has been affected by a Chinese cyber-attack. CHS and its affiliates own and operate 206 hospitals in 29...more
In Boston, we celebrated Data Privacy Day (January 28) by presenting “U.S. Privacy and Data Protection: 2013 Year In Review and a Prediction of What’s to Come in 2014” for participants in an IAPP KnowledgeNet. Our panel of...more
Relying in part on the recent United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Clapper v. Amnesty International, a federal judge in New Jersey dismissed a putative data breach class action against three healthcare entities and a...more
Well, the headlines don’t exactly work with the traditional tune, but blame the editor for that...
2013 was a busy year for California. We passed a budget with a surplus, let Kim and Kanye get engaged in one of our...more
LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY -
The House will take another turn this week on hearings related to health care reform implementation with a focus on the Healthcare.gov website troubles. The House is also planning a vote on H.R....more
Wearable technologies are likely to become more and more popular in the next years and interesting products have already been developed in the healthcare sector. But, given the sensitivity of collected personal data, such...more
New federal and state laws are continuing to impact our relationship with technology and online resources. This was recently illustrated by the roll out of web-based health insurance exchanges under the federal Patient...more
What are the challenges of PII data storage and privacy on cloud computing platforms? How does a healthcare organization work with cloud computing vendors to address key information security and privacy compliance issues? ...more
In response to security concerns about personal information in the health insurance exchanges, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new security agreement for the data hubs where this information...more
Decades ago, it was reasonable to imagine that one could work for the same company from the start of one’s career to the end. Think about the world portrayed in Mad Men. Don Draper has mostly worked with the same fictional...more
A California hospital that disclosed a patient’s medical record in response to a California Watch investigative report on the alleged inappropriate billing practices of the hospital’s parent organization was recently cited by...more
In This Issue:
- Five Core antitrust Principles For mergers of health insurers By: James M. Burns.
On July 9, WellPoint and Amerigroup, two prominent health insurers, announced that they intended to merge in a...more
In This Issue:
- Self-Insurance Sham?
One way that employers seek to control health plan costs is by self-insuring the plan. By self-insuring, an employer pays only the cost of claims plus an administrative fee...more
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