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Health Care Industry Familiar with HIPAA Breaches, Not So Much Hackers

Community Health Systems (“Community”), which operates 206 hospitals in 29 states, recently notified 4.5 million of its patients that online hackers had stolen personal data information from its systems in a period between April and June 2014. 335 more words

Health Care Law

Roe to Hold Indiana Field Hearing on Health Care Challenges Facing Schools and Workplaces

Below is an announcement issued by the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions:

WASHINGTON, D.C. | August 21, 2014 –

On Thursday, September 4, at 10:00 a.m. 227 more words

Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

FDA Issues Guidance for Drug & Device Companies’ Social Media Interactions

In June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued two draft guidance documents for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries related to social media. The guidance is part of an asserted effort by the FDA to provide more clarity regarding how drug and device manufacturers may appropriately communicate through Internet platforms. 430 more words

Health Care Law

52,700 Texans stand to lose health insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law. 672 more words


Are You Ready for Round Two?

In February 2014, the Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced its plans to send pre-audit surveys to between 550 and 800 entities during the summer in preparation for Phase 2 HIPAA compliance audits. 339 more words

Health Care Law

DOJ Intervenes In Case Involving ACA’s 60-Day Overpayment Rule

Recently, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) intervened in a qui tam whistleblower suit in the US District Court for the Southern District of new York, which involves Continuum Health Partners and several Mount Sinai-related hospitals. 671 more words

Health Care Law

Difficult Situation Know-How: What To Do If an Employee Seems Suicidal

As people in the world, we face difficult situations all the time.  If someone seems sad or depressed, we may want to help but not know how.   546 more words

Labor & Employment