RECENT HEALTH LAW NEWS


Court Partially Invalidates Executive Comp Regulations
October 23, 2018 | Robert C. Kern, Jr. | Employer/Employee | Hospitals | Legislation and Public Policy | Litigation | Medicare and Medicaid
On October 18, 2018, the New York Court of Appeals struck down a $199,000 cap on executive compensation for healthcare executives, saying the State Department of Health exceeded its authority. The Court upheld a related cap on executive compensation for healthcare organizations that receive state funding.  The case is Leading Age New York Inc. v …
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Anthem Data-Breach Settlement Sets Tone for Privacy Enforcement
October 23, 2018 | Rivkin Rounds Staff | Cybersecurity | Electronic Health Records | HIPAA | Litigation | Private Insurers
An October 16, 2018, article in Bloomberg Law’s Health Law & Business, “Anthem Data-Breach Settlement Sets Tone for Privacy Enforcement”, discussed Anthem, Inc.’s recent $16 million data breach settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The 2015 breach compromised the personal information of about 79 million people. Rivkin …
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