Eric Fader and James Bowers were quoted in an article, "New HIPAA Audits May Prove Burdensome, Attorneys Say," in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report. The article explores how the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights’ second round of HIPAA audits could cause more compliance and enforcement challenges for providers. Fader and Bowers said that the OCR will likely take a "no-nonsense" enforcement approach when the audits uncover HIPAA violations.
Susan Huntington authored a chapter, "Enterprise Risk Approach to Successful Population Management," in the recently published third edition of the "Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Entities."
On November 2, Susan Huntington and Eric Fader will be speaking at a webinar jointly sponsored by Day Pitney and Wolf & Co. "Business Associates Are Under a Microscope - Are You Prepared?"
Susan Huntington, James Bowers and Eric Fader wrote an article, "HIPAA Enforcement Gets Serious – Are You Ready?" for the Summer 2016 issue of MiraMed Focus. The article reviews recent data breaches in the healthcare industry and the heightened enforcement actions by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services resulting from violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The article also covers best practices for healthcare providers to satisfy the requirements of the upcoming OCR audits.
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Jim Bowers, Susan Huntington and Eric Fader authored an article, “Brace For HIPAA Audits As They Arrive In Early 2016,” for Law360. The article delves into what to expect from the Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights’ anticipated commencement of HIPAA audits in early 2016 and best practices for healthcare companies to follow.
Day Pitney's recently updated HIPAA self-assessment tool was featured in an article published in Clinical Lab Products magazine.
Susan Huntington and Eric Fader were quoted in an article, "Growing HIPAA Focus Leads To Fresh Compliance Options," published in Law360.
Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce the availability of its updated HIPAA Self-Assessment Tool 2.0 ("Tool"), designed to provide an easy and cost-effective way for organizations to perform a self-assessment of HIPAA compliance based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") expanded audit protocol.
Day Pitney hosted the 2017 Lex Mundi Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Group Global Meeting at the firm's Parsippany, New Jersey office on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27.