Rivkin Radler Lawyers Edit HIPAA Chapter of Treatise

May 30, 2019 | Rivkin Rounds Staff | Cybersecurity | Electronic Health Records | HIPAA | Legislation and Public Policy

Rivkin Radler’s Eric Fader and Margarita Christoforou edited the “Health Care Privacy and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996” chapter in the June 2019 edition of the Thomson Reuters Data Security and Privacy Law treatise. Eric has edited this chapter of the treatise since its 2014 edition.

New material in this year’s edition includes:

  • Data breaches affecting patient records continue to surge.
  • Increasing use of wearable devices adds additional risks and concerns regarding data privacy and security.
  • OCR enforcement actions involving HIPAA violations continue at a high rate.
  • Preliminary results of OCR Phase 2 HIPAA audits show widespread noncompliance.
  • HHS launches new cybersecurity website.
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