Monthly Archives: July 2013

OCR Warns Others Learn From WellPoint’s $1.7 M HIPAA Settlement

WellPoint $1.7 M HIPAA Settlement Expensive Lesson On HIPAA Risks Of Leaving PHI Too Accessible In Web-Based Applications As health plans and health care organizations increasingly jump on the Web-based application bandwagon, managed care company WellPoint Inc. (WellPoint) is learning a $1.7…


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“Pay Or Play” Reprieve Still Leaves Employers Facing Challenging 2014 Health Care Reform Deadlines

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) yesterday (July 10, 2013) shared its first “formal” guidance officially implementing the Obama Administration’s decision to delay until 2015 enforcement of certain of the employer shared responsibility or “pay-or-play” rules of new Internal Revenue Code…

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