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avatar New Sample Media Policy for Our Blog Readers: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Merry Christmas! A Christmas Present from Jon and Alice Normally, we at Veteran’s Press and EMR Legal, our HIPAA publishing and consulting companies, reserve new .. read more

avatar OCR Clarification on Aspects of Privacy Rule after Man-made Disasters: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The recent shooting attack in Las Vegas and other man-made disasters have prompted the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights .. read more

avatar DHHS Updates Guidance on Disclosures to Family Members: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Privacy Rule, in 45 CFR§ 164.510(b), permits covered entities to disclose protected health information (“PHI”) to family members and even close personal friends who .. read more

avatar Illinois Joins California in Affording More Protection to Personal Information: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In May, the Governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, signed amendments to the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act (“PIPA”), 815 ILCS 530/1 et seq., expanding the .. read more

avatar Minors’ Rights of Access to PHI: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

One of the more common questions that I get from Premium Members and others who have a free HIPAA question is regarding minors’ rights of .. read more

avatar HIPAA, FERPA, and Immunizations: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A client asked me to write a blog post regarding to whom the organization could disclose immunization records. Here it is: One of the problems .. read more

avatar New Mental and Behavioral NOPP in Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Some of our mental and behavioral health practitioner clients had asked for a sample notice of privacy practices (“NOPP”) that incorporates the special, more stringent .. 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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