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The National Law Review

 •  November 12, 2015

Additionally, since most EHR systems have their own portal ... The API will also need to meet ONC’s privacy and security certification framework by demonstrating the capability to establish a trusted connection with the application requesting patient ...

The National Law Review

 •  November 9, 2015

(45 CFR 160.404). To make matters worse, covered entities and their business associates must self-report breaches of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) to the affected individual and to HHS (45 CFR 164.400); failure to do so may constitute ...

The National Law Review

 •  November 5, 2015

Understanding the difference between lawful access for treatment purposes, which is permitted under HIPAA, and an unlawful access or

The National Law Review

 •  October 25, 2015

The HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules now apply to both covered entities (e.g., healthcare providers and health plans)

The National Law Review

 •  October 23, 2015

Several of the priorities would harness health information technology or health data to improve regulatory decision making, such as b

The National Law Review

 •  October 22, 2015

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced its plan to conduct the second phase of HIPAA audits in early 2016. This announcement

The National Law Review

 •  October 22, 2015

Representatives of Lahey Health, the Massachusetts Council of Community Hospitals, the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans ... Insurance companies would also have to file opioid management policies with the Division of Insurance, detailing their ...

The National Law Review

 •  October 19, 2015

After conducting a study to assess OCR's oversight of covered entities' compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule, OIG issued a report finding

The National Law Review

 •  October 16, 2015

This is yet another attempt by OCR to make a complex legal regime more accessible to the public (see HERE for more user-friendly HIPAA

The National Law Review

 •  October 7, 2015

As companies continue to implement mobile health apps, aggregate clinical trial results, and isolate disease through computer modeling, they are also focused on possible risks. Harnessing cloud technology gives rise to a constant concern about keeping ...