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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act - Expanded Privacy and Security Enforcement Authority, Increased Potential for Significant Financial Penalties

The 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) significantly expanded the privacy and security obligations associated with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The HIPAA privacy regulations...

Cheryl Keely
Judge Who Found Health Reform Law Unconstitutional Issues Stay to Government Pending Appeal

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (Mealey's) A Florida federal judge who declared the federal health care reform law unconstitutional responded March 3 to a federal government motion to clarify by issuing a stay pending an immediate appeal ( State of Florida, et...

LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff
Lawyer2Lawyer Podcast: David Harlow Speaks Out on Massachusetts Health Care Reform

By David Harlow I am a guest on the latest edition of Lawyer2Lawyer , a podcast talk show on the Legal Talk Network hosted by fellow Bay State blawger Bob Ambrogi and Golden State lawyer Craig Williams, discussing aspects of the Massachusetts health...

LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff
Legal News Podcast - Federal Judge Dismisses Religious Challenge to Health Care Reform Individual Mandate Requirement

The U.S. Supreme Court reverses a California decision involving a minivan's seatbelts, Williamson v. Mazda Motor of Am., Inc., 2011 U.S. LEXIS 1711 (U.S. Feb. 23, 2011) , and a challenge to the Health Care Reform Act based on religious beliefs is...

Cheryl Keely
Religious Freedom Restoration Act Challenge to Health Care Reform Individual Mandate Requirement Dismissed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia federal judge yesterday dismissed a challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), finding that Congress did not exceed its power in enacting the individual mandate provision and that...

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Federal Judge to Miss. Lt. Gov.: No Class Action Standing to Challenge Obamacare–Legal News Podcast

A Mississippi federal judge dismisses a Health Care Act lawsuit for lack of standing, and, the 2nd Circuit affirms that a couple lacked sufficient evidence to support claims that a company's discharge of molasses violated the Clean Water Act. Hear...