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Tag Archives: Health Law

Just in Time for the Holidays: Another HIPAA Settlement

On December 2, 2014, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc., (ACMHS) entered into a Resolution Agreement and Corrective Action Plan (CAP) to settle alleged violations of the HIPAA Security Rule, which governs the safeguarding of electronic protected health information (ePHI).  OCR initiated an investigation into ACMHS’s compliance with …

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Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Withdraws 340B Program Proposed Rule

On November 14, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) withdrew a proposed rule that would have provided guidance on a variety of topics related to the 340B Federal Drug Pricing Program.  The “mega rule,” which had been submitted to the White House Office of Management …

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