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Jena M. Grady

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Privacy

07.20.21

More than decade-long snooping of patient records finally...

Privacy

12.28.20

HHS proposes modifications to HIPAA privacy rule

Privacy

05.08.20

Restrictions on media access to protected health information...

Privacy

12.05.19

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

  • 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 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 Privacy