The Whistleblower Exception protects a covered entity from being considered to have committed a breach if the whistleblower is a member of the covered entity’s workforce and is the victim of a crime. In a recent article in Relias Media called,... Read More
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The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) continues to bring enforcement actions against entities it alleges have infringed on a patient’s right to timely access their records in violation of the Health... Read More
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In October 2020, Frier Levitt described how the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) and the FBI announced an “increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.” Since that time,... Read More
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On January 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published  proposed rules that would significantly modify existing regulations concerning the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). The... Read More
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The Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced today that the City of New Haven, Connecticut (“City”), which operates a public health clinic, has agreed to pay $202,400 and enter a corrective action plan to settle allegations of a potential... Read More
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On Wednesday, October 28, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) and the FBI announced an “increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.” Preliminary news reports have identified... Read More
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