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Social Security Numbers available on public-facing website and lack of timely remedial efforts lead to $1.6 million civil monetary penalty against Texas state agency

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) recent imposition of a civil monetary penalty (CMP) against a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) covered entity demonstrates the need to ensure that HIPAA compliance programs are in place, are audited regularly, and emphasize the importance of promptly … Continue Reading

New UK Pharmaceutical Packaging Warnings: Lucy in the Sky with Directions for Marketing Authorisation Holders

The UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has directed Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAHs) for medicines containing specified controlled drugs to update their Summary of Product Characteristics, patient information leaflets, and product labeling. These new warnings are designed to make it easier for the government to enforce a new law prohibiting driving under the influence … Continue Reading
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