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$1.7 Million HIPAA Settlement Reinforces Importance of Effective Information Governance of Electronic PHI
Posted on 5 Jul 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Brian C. Vick In the first HIPAA enforcement action brought against a state agency, the United States Department of Health and Human Service ("HHS") announced on June 26, 2012 that it had entered a Resolution Agreement with Alaska's... Read More

Williams Mullen: Health Insurer’s Costly Privacy Breach Provides Guidance For Managing HIPAA Risks Associated With Electronically Stored PHI
Posted on 30 Mar 2012 by Williams Mullen

B y Brian C. Vick In the first enforcement action resulting from a reported privacy breach under the HITECH Act, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee ("BCBST") recently entered a $1.5 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Health... Read More

Williams Mullen: Recent HHS Settlement with Phoenix Cardiac Surgery Highlights HIPAA Risks Of Electronic PHI
Posted on 9 May 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Brian C. Vick On April 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service ("HHS") announced that it had entered a Resolution Agreement with Phoenix Cardiac Surgery ("Phoenix") - a four-physician practice based in Arizona... Read More

Video: Neiditz On HIPAA HITECH And Breach Notification
Posted on 30 Sep 2011 by HB Litigation Conferences

Jon Neiditz , an attorney with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough , explained how the breach notification rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) differ greatly the state breach notification rules during the NetDiligence®... Read More