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10 Jul 2017, 5:34 am by SHG
It must have been painful for the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Task Force on College Due Process Rights and Victim Protection to have to admit that even accused rapists are entitled to some tiny degree of due process. [read post]
12 May 2017, 4:54 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
A core focus of this work includes work to establish and administer compliance and risk management policies; comply with requirements, investigate and respond to Board of Medicine, Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, Chiropractic, and other licensing agencies, Department of Aging & Disability, FDA, Drug Enforcement Agency, OCR Privacy and Civil Rights, Department of Labor, IRS, HHS, DOD, FTC, SEC, CDC and other public health, Department of Justice and state attorneys’… [read post]
12 May 2017, 2:39 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
A core focus of this work includes work to establish and administer compliance and risk management policies; comply with requirements, investigate and respond to Board of Medicine, Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, Chiropractic, and other licensing agencies, Department of Aging & Disability, FDA, Drug Enforcement Agency, OCR Privacy and Civil Rights, Department of Labor, IRS, HHS, DOD, FTC, SEC, CDC and other public health, Department of Justice and state attorneys’… [read post]
10 May 2017, 3:14 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that the largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann Health System (MHHS) is paying to settle charges it violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule by issuing a press release with the name and other protected health information (PHI) about a patient without the patient’s prior HIPAA-compliant authorization under a Resolution Agreement and Corrective Action Plan (Resolution… [read post]
10 May 2017, 10:20 am by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
Stamer also shares her thought leadership, experience and advocacy on these and other concerns by her service in the leadership of a broad range of other professional and civic organization including her involvement as the Vice Chair of the North Texas Healthcare Compliance Association; Executive Director of the Coalition on Responsible Health Policy and its PROJECT COPE: Coalition on Patient Empowerment; former Board President of the early childhood development intervention agency, The Richardson… [read post]
26 Apr 2017, 6:14 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
A new Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) CardioNet Resolution Agreement and Corrective Action Plan  (Resolution Agreement) settling OCR charges of violations of the Privacy and Security Rules of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act against remote cardiac monitoring provider CardioNet provides important lessons for health plans, health insurers telemedicine and other healthcare providers, healthcare clearinghouses… [read post]
25 Apr 2017, 3:21 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
Regardless of what, if anything, the existing Congress or the Trump Administration does to repeal or reform the ACA or other federal health plan rules, all health plan sponsors, insurers, fiduciaries and administrators should act to mitigate their substantial and ever-growing health plan exposures by arranging for an independent compliance audit of their health plan terms, materials and operations for potential uncorrected past or current violations of the 40 federal mandates covered by the Form… [read post]
24 Apr 2017, 5:08 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
Violations of the Privacy Rule can carry stiff civil or even criminal penalties  Pursuant to amendments to HIPAA enacted as part of the HITECH Act, civil penalties typically do not apply to violations punished under the criminal penalty rules of HIPAA set forth in Social Security Act , 42 U.S.C § 1320d-6 (Section 1177). [read post]
20 Apr 2017, 10:13 am by Ezra Rosser
Work for Good Database with social justice jobs. [read post]
12 Apr 2017, 9:35 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) charges it violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule by failing to implement a security management process to safeguard electronic protected health information (ePHI). [read post]
1 Mar 2017, 12:55 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
A Fellow in the American College of Employee Benefit Counsel, the American Bar Foundation and the Texas Bar Foundation, current American Bar Association (ABA) International Section Life Sciences Committee Vice Chair, Scribe for the ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits (JCEB) Annual OCR Agency Meeting, former Vice President of the North Texas Health Care Compliance Professionals Association, past Chair of the ABA Health Law Section Managed Care &… [read post]
16 Feb 2017, 3:01 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
This information consisted of the affected individuals’ names, dates of birth, and social security numbers. [read post]
6 Feb 2017, 12:47 pm by ABA Law Student Division
With these foundations, our country has weathered every crisis: civil war, world wars, economic depressions and social unrest. [read post]
6 Feb 2017, 12:47 pm by ABA Law Student Division
With these foundations, our country has weathered every crisis: civil war, world wars, economic depressions and social unrest. [read post]
2 Feb 2017, 6:04 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) imposed the $3,217,000.00 Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) under a January 18, 2017 Final Determination based upon findings that Children’s for years knowingly violated HIPAA by failing to encrypt or otherwise properly secure ePHI on laptops and other mobile devices and failing to comply with many other HIPAA requirements. [read post]
9 Oct 2016, 11:55 am by Bridget Crawford
From colleagues over at the Surly Subgroup, this notice of a free webinar co-sponsored by the ABA Tax Section and the ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice Section: 20 Years After ‘The End of Welfare:’ Workfare Delivered Through Federal and State EITC Systems Format: Webinar Date: October 24, 2016 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:35 PM ET Sponsors: Section of Civil Rights and Social… [read post]
27 Apr 2016, 1:00 am by Paul Caron
The ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice and the ABA Tax Section are offering a free teleconference today at 3:30 - 5:00 EST on The Tax Code and Income Inequality: Limitations and Political Opportunities: “Welfare” has become “workfare,” delivered through the Tax Code, e.g., the Earned Income Tax... [read post]
25 Apr 2016, 7:00 am by ABA Law Student Division
Andrew Rhoden is a student at the American University Washington College of Law and a Delegate of the ABA Law Student Division; ABA Legal Intern Board Member, and the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice law student liaison. [read post]
25 Apr 2016, 7:00 am by ABA Law Student Division
Andrew Rhoden is a student at the American University Washington College of Law and a Delegate of the ABA Law Student Division; ABA Legal Intern Board Member, and the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice law student liaison. [read post]
10 Mar 2016, 7:00 am by ABA Law Student Division
• The ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice is starting a law student committee. [read post]