The exchange of health information is governed by many state and federal laws, including HIPAA, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, and the FTC’s Health Breach Notification Rule. These laws have spurred regulations that impose stringent standards for patient privacy, data security, and breach response.
For healthcare clients, complying with these regulations is a dynamic and sometimes confusing process. New requirements and evolving technology can require overhauling policies and procedures, updating risk management plans, and providing significant new training for employees.
Our health information team has the experience and knowledge necessary to build or strengthen your compliance program—maintaining your standards of integrity and efficiency, protecting your assets, and meeting unexpected challenges along the way.
We draw on the diverse experience of attorneys from across practice groups to give you smart, actionable advice on the full spectrum of health information concerns, including regulatory issues, digital data management, and intellectual property.
We handle all aspects of compliance with federal and state laws governing the management, privacy, and security of health information, including:
Law360 | July 29, 2020
San Francisco office managing partner and Corporate partner Karen Ng was quoted in this article for her outlook on the federal government’s interest in Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association v. California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, and the rise in ERISA privacy and cybersecurity lawsuits in Harmon et al. v. Shell Oil Co. et al.
Behavioral Healthcare Executive | July 22, 2020
This story features New York City Health Care associate Jena Grady for her outlook on the Department of Health & Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s final rule to 42 CFR Part 2 relating to substance use disorders.
Washington Business Journal | March 20, 2020
Washington, DC, Health Care counsel Sarah Swank talks about how a new waiver that expanded the list of video conference apps and platforms permitted under HIPAA for telemedicine could be a game-changer for the industry.
Modern Healthcare | March 12, 2020
Chicago Health Care partner Valerie Breslin Montague talks about how hospitals can remain in compliance with HIPAA while executing an effective crisis communications plan related to the coronavirus outbreak.
Rochester Business Journal | January 25, 2019
Rochester Corporate partner Jeremy Wolk wrote this contributed column analyzing a lawsuit filed against Facebook in Washington, DC, alleging violations of state-level consumer protection laws by the social media company. This article incorporates perspective from an alert written by Washington Complex Commercial Disputes associate Brian Donnelly, Rochester Corporate associate Jenny Holmes, and Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Karina Puttieva.
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