Eric Fader and James Bowers were quoted in an article, "New HIPAA Audits May Prove Burdensome, Attorneys Say," in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report. The article explores how the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights’ second round of HIPAA audits could cause more compliance and enforcement challenges for providers. Fader and Bowers said that the OCR will likely take a "no-nonsense" enforcement approach when the audits uncover HIPAA violations.
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Eric Fader authored a chapter in the 2017 edition of Westlaw's "Data Security and Privacy Law" treatise, published by Thomson Reuters.
Susan Huntington authored a chapter, "Enterprise Risk Approach to Successful Population Management," in the recently published third edition of the "Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Entities."
On November 2, Susan Huntington and Eric Fader will be speaking at a webinar jointly sponsored by Day Pitney and Wolf & Co. "Business Associates Are Under a Microscope - Are You Prepared?"
Susan Huntington, James Bowers and Eric Fader wrote an article, "HIPAA Enforcement Gets Serious – Are You Ready?" for the Summer 2016 issue of MiraMed Focus. The article reviews recent data breaches in the healthcare industry and the heightened enforcement actions by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services resulting from violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The article also covers best practices for healthcare providers to satisfy the requirements of the upcoming OCR audits.
Susan Huntington was interviewed by anchor Matt Maisel in the Fox-affiliate station WMPT Fox 43 segment "COVID-19 controversy at Pa. Capitol calls into question employer obligations and limitations in telling workers about positive test," discussing employers obligations in disclosing positive tests to employees.
Susan Huntington and George Mikhail were quoted in an article, "STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVES: U.S. Supreme Court Decides Allina and Analysis, Predictions Follow," published in Health Law Daily by Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Azar v. Allina Health Services, the article provides an overview of the court's decision and perspective on what it means for providers.
Susan Huntington, chair of the firm's Healthcare and Life Sciences practice group, was quoted in an article, "Attorneys React To High Court's HHS Rulemaking Decision," published by Law360.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Privacy Concerns Hit Ride-Hailing Push Into Health Care," published in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Federal Privacy Audits Continue to Scare Health-Care Providers," published in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report.