In a recent Law360 article (login required), Partner Brad Rostolsky, addressed the establishment of an online portal to receive questions from developers of mobile medical apps about compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. “Where health information is flowing pretty freely on mobile devices, it’s incredibly important for everyone involved to make the effort to get on the same page in terms of privacy and security. This site takes an important step in that direction.” The portal was created by the Office for Civil Rights, which monitors HIPAA matters for the Department of Health and Human Services.

For more details about the online portal, read the article here (login required).