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The New HIPAA Omnibus Rule & Your Liability — A Detailed Review

Posted in Data Breach Notification, Data Compliance & Security, HIPAA/HITECH, Privacy Regulation

By Alden J. Bianchi, Dianne J. Bourque, Kimberly J. Gold, and Cynthia J. Larose As we have reported in this blog (here, here, here, here, and here), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently released final regulations containing modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules (Omnibus… Continue Reading

New Texas Electronic Health Record Law Exceeds HIPAA Requirements

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Written by Dianne Bourque Texas covered entities (health care providers, health insurers and clearinghouses) and other entities that use and disclose PHI of Texas residents using electronic health records (EHRs) face new risks and stringent requirements under HB300, a new Texas privacy law.  The new law, which is effective September 1, 2012, is more stringent… Continue Reading

Privacy and Security Bits and Bytes

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Our Friday feature is back!  FTC Imposes Largest Civil Penalty Ever for Violation of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) – Magic Kingdom Subsidiary Pays Up The Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Jon Leibowitz, said:  It’s the law, it’s the right thing to do, and, as today’s settlement demonstrates, violating COPPA will not come… Continue Reading

Privacy “Webinar Wednesday” Series

Posted in Data Compliance & Security

Last week, we introduced the “Privacy Webinar Wednesday” educational series with Data Privacy and Security Issues for the Not-for-Profit:  201 CMR 17.00, PCI, and Other Acronyms You Should Know.  It was incredibly well-received – over 150 registrants.   We’ll be presenting various privacy and security issues on the first Wednesday of the month. In case you… Continue Reading