The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 may be the most well-known privacy law in the United States, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.

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Elizabeth Litten (Fox Rothschild Partner and HIPAA Privacy & Security Officer) and Mark McCreary (Fox Rothschild Partner and Chief Privacy Officer) will be presenting at the New Jersey Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association on August 30, 2017, from 12:00-1:00 pm eastern time. The presentation is titled: “Can’t Touch That: Best Practices for Health Care Workforce Training on Data Security and Information Privacy.”
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On July 11, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it reached a settlement with WellPoint Inc. related to potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security
Continue Reading WellPoint Pays $1.7 Million To Settle Potential HIPAA Violations; HHS Sends Message To Business Associates