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Daniel F. Gottlieb counsels a wide range of health care industry clients, including health care providers, health plans, health information technology (IT) vendors and life sciences companies. He represents these entities on health IT acquisitions, privacy and data protection, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, and other health care regulatory and transactional matters. Daniel is a co-leader of the Firm’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. Read Daniel Gottlieb's full bio.

CCPA Amendment Update: California Legislature Approves Exceptions for HIPAA De-Identified Information and Other Health Data


By and on Oct 22, 2020
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

On September 25, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law California AB 713, which amends the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to except from its requirements certain health information, including information that has been de-identified in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The bill’s enactment eases some of...

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HHS Office of Inspector General Calls for Increased Oversight and Enforcement of HIPAA


By , and on Nov 19, 2015
Posted In Employment, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

On September 29, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Office of Evaluation and Inspections, released two studies calling on the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to strengthen its efforts in both general enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Standards and...

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OCR Launches Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program with Pre-Audit Screening Surveys


By , and on May 26, 2015
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

HIPAA covered entities have reported that the HHS Office for Civil Rights recently sent pre-audit screening surveys to a pool of covered entities that may be selected for the previously delayed second phase of HIPAA compliance audits. This On the Subject describes the phase two audit program and identifies steps that covered entities and business...

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OCR to Begin Phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program


By and on Aug 26, 2014
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will soon begin a second phase of audits (Phase 2 Audits) of compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy, security and breach notification standards (HIPAA Standards) as required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical...

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Privacy and Data Protection: 2013 Year in Review


By on Jan 7, 2014
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

Privacy and data protection continue to be an exploding area of focus for regulators in the United States and beyond. This report gives in-house counsel and others responsible for privacy and data protection an overview of some of the major developments in this area in 2013 around the globe, as well as a prediction of...

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