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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: OCR Settles With Medical Imaging Services Company
On May 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") announced that it had entered into a resolution agreement and $3 million settlement
United States
28 May 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Federal Government Reduces Maximum Annual Penalties For Most Healthcare Privacy Violations
On April 26, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") Office for Civil Rights announced reductions in available penalties for three out of four tiers of privacy and security
United States
17 May 2019
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The Nickel Report: Proposition 65 Update: California's OEHHA Starts Process To List Marijuana As A Reproductive Toxicant
Legalization of medicinal and adult-use cannabis in California has fomented a surge of seed-to-sale companies angling to lure market share from a sea of customers.
United States
9 Apr 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CIPL Co-Hosts Workshop On GDPR And Scientific Health Research
On October 22, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership ("CIPL") at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP co-hosted a workshop in Brussels on "Can GDPR Work for Health Scientific Research?" ...
European Union
18 Mar 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CCPA: Employers Should Consider Implications For Employee Benefit Plans
As we move closer to implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA"), companies should consider how the new law could affect their operations in multiple ways
United States
22 Jan 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: HHS Publishes Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") recently announced the publication of "Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices:
United States
16 Jan 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Medical Transcription Vendor Agrees To $200,000 Settlement With New Jersey Attorney General
On October 30, 2018, ATA Consulting LLC (doing business as Best Medical Transcription) agreed to a $200,000 settlement with the New Jersey Attorney General resulting from a server misconfiguration ...
United States
13 Nov 2018
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FDA Report Finds No Violations Of Federal Glyphosate Residue Levels In Consumer Food Products, But Consumer Group's EPA Petition Insists Glyphosate Levels In Oat-Based Products Are Dangerously High
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has teamed up with several major food companies to petition the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...
United States
12 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CCPA Amended: Enforcement Delayed, Few Substantive Changes Made
On August 31, 2018, the California State Legislature passed SB-1121, a bill that delays enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") and makes other modest amendments to the law
United States
6 Sep 2018
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The Nickel Report: No, EPA Isn't Putting Asbestos Back Into Buildings
This summer, EPA sparked public outrage with its proposed "significant new use" rule, or SNUR, addressing certain commercial uses of asbestos.
United States
5 Sep 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Judge Grants Final Approval Of Record Data Breach Settlement In Anthem Class Action
On August 15, 2018, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh signed an order granting final approval of the record $115 million class action settlement agreed to by Anthem Inc. in June 2017.
United States
3 Sep 2018
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House Passes GOP Bill To Replace, Repeal The ACA
On Thursday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, the GOP's bill designed to repeal the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). The bill narrowly passed by a vote...
United States
12 May 2017
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Impact Of 2016 Presidential Election Results On Key Employment Law Issues
While Tuesday's election results may have been a surprise for many, especially in light of the numerous polls that signaled President-Elect Trump's path to victory was limited...
United States
18 Nov 2016
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Reducing Employees' Hours Could Lead To Discrimination Claims Under ERISA
The District Court for the Southern District of New York recently denied a motion to dismiss a case alleging that Dave & Buster's "right-sized" its workforce for the purpose of avoiding healthcare costs.
United States
17 Mar 2016
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EEOC Proposed Rule Clarifies Compliance For Worksite Wellness Programs
On April 20, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making ("NPRM") addressing how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") applies to employer wellness programs.
United States
30 Jul 2015
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King V. Burwell, The ACA Survives Another Major Challenge
Applicable Large Employers may be assessed pay-or-play penalties for violations of the Employer Mandate regardless of whether their employees reside in states with State-run or Federally-facilitated Exchanges.
United States
6 Jul 2015
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EcoZone Blog: Best Management Practices for Unused Pharmaceuticals at Health Care Facilities
EPA is requesting public comments on a draft guidance document entitled, Best Management Practices for Unused Pharmaceuticals at Health Care Facilities.
United States
30 Sep 2010
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