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Las Vegas hospitals must follow regular HIPAA privacy rule

Las Vegas hospitals must follow regular HIPAA privacy rule

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  October 02, 2017

The HIPAA privacy rule allows providers to disclose protected health information under certain circumstances, such as when public safety is threatened. But local hospitals will have to be careful, especially with so many requests for information from families, friends, and the media.

Care New England pays $400,000 for lack of current HIPAA agreement

By Joseph Conn  |  September 26, 2016

Four-hospital Care New England Health System, based in Providence, R.I., has agreed to pay $400,000 and write a corrective action plan after a federal investigation found it lacked an up-to-date business associate's agreement between it and one of its hospitals.

Editorial: Time to act on mental health legislation

Editorial: Time to act on mental health legislation

By Merrill Goozner  |  September 03, 2016

No one has articulated a strategy for removing the estimated 350,000 mentally ill people incarcerated in the nation's jails and prisons. And no one is talking about how to fund a sharp increase in the number of long-term psychiatric beds in hospitals and other institutions. They clearly are needed.

Advocate Health to pay largest HIPAA settlement

Advocate Health to pay largest HIPAA settlement

By Erica Teichert  |  August 06, 2016

Advocate Health Care has agreed to pay $5.55 million to settle multiple potential data protection violations over the past three years, marking the largest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act settlement HHS has ever received.

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