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Department of Health and Human Services Issues Final Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules to Implement the HITECH Act

The Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published final modifications to the privacy, security and breach notification standards under HIPAA and the HITECH Act, which require covered entities and business associates to update their policies, procedures, agreements, security measures and operations to comply with new restrictions and requirements, and to benefit from new flexibility.

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Bernadette M. Broccolo, McDermott Will Emery Law Firm, Health Care Attorney
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Bernadette M. Broccolo is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office.  Bernadette has been counseling health industry organizations for over  33 years on leading edge health industry relationship formation and realignments, with a recent focus on development of provider network strategies for responding to health reform; health information technology acquisitions; electronic health information network strategy development and implementation to support innovations in care delivery and payment models, translational research and...

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Daniel Gottlieb is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office.  Daniel represents a wide range of health care industry clients, including health care providers, health information technology vendors, pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, and health plans.  He has extensive experience in advising clients on compliance with federal and state health care laws as well as representing health care industry clients in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other transactions.

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Jennifer S. Geetter, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Attorney
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Jennifer S. Geetter is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Washington, D.C., office.  She focuses her practice on emerging biotechnology and safety issues, advising hospital, industry, insurance and provider clients on matters relating to research, drug and device development, off-label use, personalized medicine, formulary compliance, privacy and security, electronic health records and data strategy initiatives, patient safety, conflicts of interest, scientific review and research misconduct, internal hospital disciplinary proceedings,...

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Ryan S. Higgins is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office. He focuses his practice on representing hospitals, health systems, private equity firms and platform companies, and other health care organizations in corporate and transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and management arrangements. He also focuses a significant portion of his practice on representing health care organizations in matters involving health information privacy and security and HIPAA compliance.

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Edward G. Zacharias, McDermott Will Emery Law firm, Healthcare Industry Attorney
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Edward G. Zacharias is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Boston office.  Edward provides regulatory and transactional representation to health systems, academic medical centers, physician group practices, HMOs, faculty practice plans, nursing facilities and a variety of other health care clients.  He represents clients in connection with acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic affiliations, conversions to tax exempt status, HIPAA compliance, fraud and abuse and Stark, reimbursement,...

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