McGuireWoods lawyers Nathan A. Kottkamp and Lauren M. Ramos provided an overview of recent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) developments and hot topics. In this webinar, Nathan and Lauren highlighted the recent flurry of HIPAA activity and shared best practices and practical advice for handling issues related to HIPAA and requests for protected health information.
- Uptick in enforcement in the last several months
- The start of Phase 2 audits
- The first-ever business associate settlement
- Official guidance that ransomware attacks may constitute a “breach”