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OCR Issues Audit Report on Compliance with HIPAA
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its 2016-2017 HIPAA Audits Industry Report that reviewed selected health care entities and business associates for compliance with …
HHS Proposes Changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule
HHS proposes modifications to the HIPAA Privacy rule to empower patients, improve coordinated care, and reduce regulatory burdens.
UW System Recognizes 30th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act
The University of Wisconsin System, with our 13 universities across 26 campuses, strives to provide access and opportunity, creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning communities that advance education, research, development, engagement, and prosperity for all. …
Americans with Disabilities Act: Year-In-Review
Throughout this year, the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division published a series of blog posts highlighting the impact the ADA has had on people’s lives, …
Justice Department Settles with Amtrak to Resolve Disability Discrimination Across its Intercity Rail System
The Justice Department today announced that it reached an agreement with Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, to resolve the department’s findings of disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Under the agreement …
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Final Rule on Traveling by Air with Service Animals
The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that it is revising its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transportation of service animals by air to ensure a safe and accessible air transportation system.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Revises its Guides Regarding Employment Rights under the ADA for both Veterans and Employers
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission revises its guides regarding employment rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act for both veterans and employers.
What a Biden Administration Might Mean for Privacy, Cybersecurity
After historic voter turnout for both political parties across the United States and days of tense scrutiny of vote counts in a handful of states, former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., …
HIPAA Settlement Underscores Importance of Terminating Former Employees’ Access to PHI
City Health Department failed to terminate former employee’s access to protected health information.