Healthcare

Part 9: Why Some Cases Resolve Before Trial

2019-10-02

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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OCR Reduces Annual Penalty Caps For Certain Violations Under HIPAA

2019-09-23

By Lynda M. JohnsonTimothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander
Published in Arkansas Medical News (September/October)

On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued notification that it is lowering the maximum total penalties it may assess against covered entities and business associates for multiple violations of HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules in a single year.

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Part 8: Discovery Basics

2019-08-29

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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Part 7: Subpoenas and HIPAA

2019-07-31

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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Office For Civil Rights Offers Clarification Of Direct Liability for Business Associates Under HIPAA

2019-07-23

By Lynda M. Johnson, Timothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander
Published in Arkansas Medical News (July/August)

On May 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued clarification on all instances through which a business associate can be held directly liable for compliance with certain requirements of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules (HIPAA Rules).

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