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EHR Donations and Cybersecurity Technology Exception Included in New Proposed Rules from OIG, CMS


Posted on October 10, 2019 in Health Information Technology

Published by: Hall Render

On October 9, 2019, both the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued proposed rules pertaining to the Anti-Kickback Statute safe harbor and Civil Monetary Penalties Law exception for EHR Donations (“EHR Donation Rules”), as well as a new safe harbor and exception... READ MORE

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Invest in Your Supply Chain — Invest in Your Success


Posted on January 30, 2019 in Practical Matters

Published by: Hall Render

Welcome to Practical Matters! This series aims to provide an overview of trending topics in a variety of service areas. Our goal is to present current topics to spark discussion within your organization that could lead to a new approach and result in a positive impact. As we begin 2019, many health care organizations... READ MORE

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Department of Homeland Security and FDA Collaborate to Address Medical Device Cybersecurity


Posted on November 2, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On October 15, 2018, the National Protection and Programs Directorate (“NPPD”) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (“MOA”) that formalizes a long-standing relationship between the agencies and implements a new framework for increased collaboration, information-sharing and coordination that... READ MORE

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HHS Announces International Cyber Threat to Health Care Organizations


Posted on May 12, 2017 in Health Information Technology, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On May 12, 2017, a massive cyber attack affecting health care organizations across the world prompted the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) to issue a warning to U.S. health care organizations. The attack apparently first began in England, causing information systems at health care organizations throughout the country to become infected... READ MORE


FDA Releases Final Post-Market Guidance on Medical Device Cybersecurity


Posted on January 11, 2017 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On December 27, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued final guidance (the “Post-Market Guidance”) outlining steps that medical device manufacturers and health care systems should take to monitor, identify, understand and address cybersecurity risks once medical devices and mobile medical devices have entered the marketplace. The Post-Market Guidance follows October 2014 FDA... READ MORE

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