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avatar Latest HIPAA Settlement—Federal Trade Commission Loses Health Data Security Case: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Although the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) is the primary agency enforcing HIPAA, the Federal Trade .. read more

avatar HIPAA and Clinical Research: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

As might be expected in these days of an overregulated health care industry, HIPAA regulates clinical research much as it does treatment, payment, health care .. read more

avatar More on Texting! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I continue to get questions about texting under HIPAA. The most recent questions were in an email as follows: If we require our employees to .. read more

avatar EMR Legal Remains Undefeated against OCR: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Sometimes, we just need to toot our own horn. We are pleased to note that EMR Legal remains undefeated going up against the Department of .. read more

avatar Keep Those Tracking Numbers! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Legal Editor Alice M. McCart

Have you ever wondered whether the package that you had sent via FedEx, USPS, UPS, or otherwise had arrived and wished that you had kept .. read more

avatar Michigan Proposed Law Would Comport with HIPAA: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Michigan proposed law to amend the Mental Health Code would authorize the Department of Community Health or a community mental health services program to disclose .. read more

avatar California News re Health Information Privacy and Security and HIPAA Breach Notification Rule: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In October 2014, Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, California Department of Justice, released the California Data Breach Report. The report noted that, in the health .. read more

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