Headlines from Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

Headlines from the April 2017 Edition
of Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

  • New OCR Director Is Controversial But Not Because of HIPAA
  • FDA Warning Letters Set Stage for HIPAA Compliance
  • Flu Shot Reminders Don't Violate TCPA
  • FTC May Have Violated LabMD CEO Rights
  • Attorney Referrals to Doctors Are Privileged
  • NY AG Slams Mobile Health App Makers
  • Patient Name, Address Not a HIPAA Issue
  • New Mexico Adopts Breach Notice Law
  • A Closer Look at HITECH Breaches and Paper Records/Films
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Headlines from the March 2017 Edition
of Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

  • HIPAA Compliance Could Benefit from Using US-CERT, OCR Says
  • HIPAA Compliance Not Likely to Change Under New HHS Leaders
  • Court Decision Reveals Limited Privacy in Hospital Common Areas
  • State Medical Boards Have Right to Patient Records
  • Better Way to Assess Patient Access to Records Needed
  • Breach Case Proceeds Despite Questions over Harm
  • ACA Raises Privacy Concerns for Young
  • Court Takes Nuanced Look at Doctor-Patient Privilege
  • Latest 30 HITECH Breaches Affect More than 1 Million

Headlines from the February 2017 Edition
of Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

  • U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Ban on Doctors Talking About Guns
  • Patients Have Right to Quality Data in Florida
  • Court Addresses Need to Investigate Before Suing Ex-Employees
  • Judge Says FTC Rule May Govern Healthcare Calls to Patients
  • FTC Fines Smart TV Maker over Privacy, Acting Chairwoman Signals Plans for Commission
  • Trump Delays Part 2 & Research Rules
  • OCR Continues Assertive Enforcement
  • Near Record Number of HIPAA Patient Complaints in January