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Client Alert: HIPAA by the Numbers: 2016 Data Indicates a Record Year

January 19, 2017 — Now that 2016 has wrapped up, the numbers coming out of the Department of Health and Human Services are stark – at least if you are an entity subject to HIPAA/HITECH. The dollar amount of financial settlements is up, both in total and per breach; the number of reportable data breaches [...]

Client Alert: OIG Kicks off the New Year with Another Round of HHS Rule Changes

OIG Kicks off the New Year with Another Round of HHS Rule Changes Office of Inspector General Implements Important Changes to Exclusion Rules Continuing an onslaught of end-of-administration rule changes, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today published a 100-plus page final rule implementing a [...]