Tag Archives: OCR

Regulatory Developments: COVID19 Disruption

The declaration of COVID19 as a pandemic and the United States declaring a national emergency to help contain and enhance treatment access have resulted in a number of changes to ease potential regulatory burdens or barriers in healthcare. Like so … Continue reading

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The Many Forms of HIPAA Enforcement

How is HIPAA enforced? That may be a simple enough question, but it also contains more nuance than may initially be expected. Determining how HIPAA is enforced can depend upon how the term enforcement is viewed and interpreted. The first … Continue reading

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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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