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HTMLWho’s Your Role Model for EU Privacy Notices? The Latest Google Undertaking
Susan Foster; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
When small and mid-size companies start expanding their apps or web presence into Europe, they need to start thinking about EU data protection laws. It’s tempting to take a look at what one or two of the “big guys” do about EU data protection compliance and think that whatever the...

 

HTMLRegistration Begins for American Telemedicine Association’s New Accreditation of Online Medical Services
Ellen L. Janos, Sarah Beth Smith; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is now accepting limited registrations for organizations that wish to gain ATA’s seal of approval for online medical services. Registration for the newAccreditation Program for Online Patient Consultations (Accreditation Program) opened on December...

 

HTMLProvider Beware: HIPAA and State Privacy Laws May Inform Negligence Suits
Stephanie D. Willis; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
A recent opinion from the Connecticut Supreme Court illustrates that HIPAA is not the only law that covered entities and business associates must worry about if an unauthorized disclosure of protected health information (PHI) happens on their watch.

 

HTMLViacom and Google Win Important Dismissal in Online Tracking Class Action
Ari Moskowitz; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015
Last week the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed, with prejudice, class action claims against Google and Viacom concerning targeted advertising and the online tracking of children through cookies. Perhaps surprisingly, the claims did not involve allegations that...

 

HTMLHIPAA Settlement Continues to Emphasize the Importance of Security Policies and Procedures
Kate F. Stewart; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
A recently announced settlement between Anchorage Community Mental Health (“ACMHS”) and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) emphasizes, once again, the importance of compliance with the Security Rule and keeping IT...

 

HTMLStates Doubling Down on Delivery and Payment Reform Efforts
Rachel Irving Pitts, Andrew Shin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
Although health care reform implementation via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has focused mostly on federal changes to the health care marketplace, individual States are getting some much needed help to design and implement their own efforts to improve quality and lower health system costs. On...

 

HTMLCybersecurity and Privacy in State of the Union Address
Cynthia Larose; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015
As expected in his State of the Union address last night, President Obama made it very clear that cybersecurity is on his agenda for 2015. After stating that:

 

HTMLOffice for Human Research Protections Extends Comment Period for Draft Guidance
Ryan J. Cuthbertson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) is extending the comment period for its Draft Guidance on Disclosing Reasonably Foreseeable Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care(Draft Guidance). Parties interested in commenting will now have an additional 30 days - until January 23, 2015....

 

HTMLCMS Issues Rewards and Incentive Guidance to MA Plans
Tara E. Swenson, Bridgette A. Wiley; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014
On December 4, 2014, CMS issued additional guidance regarding rewards and incentives programs (“RI Programs”). This guidance elaborates on whether an RI Program can target members with specific diseases, whether rewards can be tied to health outcomes, how to value rewards and...

 

HTMLCMS’s Proposed Changes to the MSSP Aim to Grow Two-Sided Risk Models and Modify Processes for Evaluating and Facilitating Care Coordination
Lauren M. Moldawer, M. Daria Niewenhous, Andrew Shin, Stephanie Willis; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published long-awaited changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). The official version of the proposed rule (the Proposed Rule), released December 8th, 2014, makes numerous technical changes, but also provides more insight into...

 


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