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Jena M. Grady


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HHS proposes modifications to HIPAA privacy rule

Data Privacy


Restrictions on media access to protected health information...

Data Privacy


Health system’s refusal to properly report breach to OCR leads...

Data Privacy


OCR imposes $2.15 million fine against health system for...

  • 08.28.19

    SAMHSA announces proposed revisions to Part 2 confidentiality...

    On August 26, 2019, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) outlining revisions to the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records (Part 2) regulations. The proposed rule in part reflects SAMHSA‘s efforts to facilitate and enhance coordination of care for substance use disorders (SUD) while still maintaining Part 2 confidentiality protections.

    Category Data Privacy

  • 06.11.19

    Failure to conduct risk analysis leads to OCR penalties for...

    On May 23, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. (MIE) had agreed to pay $100,000 to OCR and adopt a corrective action plan to settle possible violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

    Category Data Privacy