Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

In a case that fundamentally challenges the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to regulate data security, the Commission has denied a motion to dismiss its own complaint against a cancer-detection laboratory LabMD for alleged data security...

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In the 1979 movie “The Jerk,” Steve Martin excitedly announced “The new phone book’s here!  The new phone book’s here!”  With the HHS release of the new Final Rule yesterday (January 17, 2013), watchers of...

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On July 8, 2010, HHS released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) which includes proposed changes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules to implement statutory changes...

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