HIPAA and Beyond: Health Information Privacy Updates
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel through a host of changes to health information privacy laws and their enforcement. The panel will discuss how these changes potentially will impact healthcare providers and others in the healthcare industry.
- Overview and status of HIPAA rulemaking
- Website disclosures by health care entities
- Recent enforcement trends in health information privacy and security
- Interaction of state comprehensive data protection laws and health information privacy laws
- Proposed changes to the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records Rule
- FTC health information privacy guidance and enforcement actions
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the top risks facing entities handling health information?
- What is the status of various changes to health information privacy laws?
- What changes do healthcare entities and those who support them need to make in response to these changes?
Adam H. Greene
Davis Wright Tremaine
Mr. Greene specializes in health information privacy and security laws, using his experience as a former regulator to... | Read More
Mr. Greene specializes in health information privacy and security laws, using his experience as a former regulator to help clients understand how they can permissibly leverage their health data, bring their information security programs into compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule, and respond to potential breach incidents. Mr. Greene works with healthcare providers, health plans, cloud services providers, health IT companies, and financial institutions to navigate HIPAA and the patchwork of other federal and state health information laws. His work ranges from applying health information laws to new technologies, such as AI and machine learning, to working with organizations to analyze complex privacy and security incidents involving health data under federal and state breach notification laws. Before joining the firm, Mr. Greene worked on HIPAA and the HITECH Act at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in its Office of General Counsel and Office for Civil Rights.Close
Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, CIPP/US
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Ms. Klein is a leading practitioner on privacy and data protection matters, with a special emphasis on the health and... | Read More
Ms. Klein is a leading practitioner on privacy and data protection matters, with a special emphasis on the health and life sciences sectors. She has been recognized by The Legal 500 US in the cyber law (including privacy and data protection) category from 2019 through 2022. She has focused on privacy and data protection law for more than 20 years. Ms. Klein assists clients with issues arising under state and federal privacy, security and data breach notification laws and regulations. These include the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH), Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, the FTC Health Breach Notification Rule (HBNR) and myriad state privacy, security and breach notification laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA). Ms. Klein has examined privacy and data protection issues arising in a broad array of settings, ranging from hospitals to professional sports, including medical device and pharmaceutical companies, developers of health-related apps, and leading-edge technology companies.Close
David E. Kopans
Mr. Kopans represents healthcare and health insurance organizations with a focus on provider-payer relationships... | Read More
Mr. Kopans represents healthcare and health insurance organizations with a focus on provider-payer relationships and value-based payments and other managed care matters. He regularly advises his clients on complex contractual and transactional arrangements and provides regulatory compliance advice on a broad range of managed care and insurance matters. Mr. Kopans’ clients have included national and regional health insurers, internationally renowned health systems, foreign national health care systems, innovative and cutting-edge telehealth and digital health start-ups, and a variety of risk-bearing provider organizations including accountable care organizations, clinically integrated networks and other participants in commercial and governmental value-based initiatives, models and programs, including the Medicare Shared Savings Program and ACO REACH Model.Close