Category: Health Breach Notification Rule

The Holidays are Here, and So is OCR Enforcement of HIPAA’s Right of Access

By Krishna Jani, Flaster Greenberg   On Nov. 30, 2021, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the resolution of five investigations in its Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Right of Access Initiative. This brings the total number of this type of
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FTC Issues Policy Statement Clarifying Data Privacy Obligations for Digital Health  

By Jennifer K. Wagner   On September 15, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a Policy Statement “On Breaches by Health Apps and Other Connected Devices,” the most recent step taken by the FTC to signal its interest in preventing abusive data practices and ensuring relevant consumer protections for digital health. This step came about
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