Wage & Hour Issues Facing the Healthcare Industry
October 14, 2019
Given the scale and complexity of many of their employment structures, healthcare employers present an inviting target for plaintiff lawyers and face collective and class actions alleging failures to comply with overtime or other compensation requirements.
DOL Issues Long-awaited Final Rule on White Collar Overtime Exemption
October 4, 2019
The long running saga of changes to the salary threshold for white collar exemptions from overtime entitlement seems to be reaching a conclusion. The US Department of Labor announced its final rule on September 24 and it will be effective from January 1, 2020.
HIPAA Security Risk Analysis — How to Put It into Practice
September 5, 2019
For Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covered entities and business associates starting their security journey, understanding the “lifecycle” of electronic protected health information (ePHI) is an integral piece of the HIPAA risk analysis.
HIPAA Security Risk Analysis—Why You Need to Identify ePHI and the (Cyber) Threats to It
August 29, 2019
Last year, the federal government announced the largest settlement to date for potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in what it described as “the largest U.S. health data breach in history.”
Focus: The terror insurance market needs to communicate better
July 26, 2019
As the frequency and mode of terror attacks are changing there is a growing expectation that businesses do more to protect employees and customers and insurers improve their coverage for clients. Follow this link to read more on this topic in an article by Chris Parker, Beazley’s head of terrorism, political violence and kidnap & ransom.
Apps to manage chronic conditions come with risk
July 10, 2019
The long and short term consequences of failing to manage diabetes effectively can be devastating. Mobile apps can often help but, according to new research, the information that many of these apps provide may be dangerously vague. Caveat medicus …