Monthly Archives: July 2016

HIPAA and Ransomware: OCR Guidance

After promising to provide guidance and insight for a breaking issue, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) came out with ransomware guidance under HIPAA. One major issue for debate was whether a ransomware attack constitutes a HIPAA breach. This issue … Continue reading

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Has the Stark Law Outlived Its Usefulness?

With healthcare gradually¬†(or rapidly) moving from a fee for service (“FFS”) world to a value-based care world, questions about the laws and regulations governing relationships within healthcare are increasing. The predominant current regulatory framework, exemplified by the Stark Law and … Continue reading

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