The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the body responsible for enforcing certain regulations pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), is exercising its enforcement discretion to meet the needs of health care providers and patients during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency.Read more »
OCR Announces HIPAA Telehealth Security Waiver in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Posted on: March 20, 2020 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
ALERT: COVID-19 / Coronavirus-Related Ransomware and Phishing Attacks Posted on: March 13, 2020 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
With the advent of the Coronavirus, criminals have begun to take advantage of what consumers expect to receive via email to conduct phishing attacks. Criminals are also expected to take advantage of millions of vulnerable remote connections from employee home networks to their corporate networks.Read more »
- March 20, 2020 OCR Announces HIPAA Telehealth Security Waiver in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
- March 13, 2020 ALERT: COVID-19 / Coronavirus-Related Ransomware and Phishing Attacks
- March 12, 2020 Colorado Temporarily Requires Employers to Provide Sick Leave While Awaiting COVID-19 Testing
- February 13, 2020 Coronavirus – Employers, Be Smart! Be Prepared!