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

    July 23, 2019
    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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  • Part 6: You Received a Subpoena - Now What?

    June 27, 2019
    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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  • New Rule Strengthens Conscience Protections For Healthcare Providers and Workers

    June 5, 2019
    By Lynda M. Johnson, Timothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander Published in Arkansas Medical News (May/June) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced its Final Conscience Regulation which broadens protections for individuals and healthcare entities that refuse to perform, assist in the performance of, or undergo certain healthcare services or research activities to which they may object for religious, moral, ethical or other reasons.
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    Part 5: Damages

    May 29, 2019
    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 4: Causation

    April 24, 2019
    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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    New Associate in Healthcare Hired

    April 11, 2019
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce the hiring of new associate Amie K. Alexander.
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    Patients Over Paperwork

    April 8, 2019
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced its “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative, focusing on reducing administrative burden while improving care coordination, health outcomes, and patients’ ability to make decisions about their own care.
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