The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently published its findings from audits conducted in 2016 and 2017 of covered entities’ and business associates’ compliance with selected provisions of HIPAA’s Privacy, Breach Notification, and Security Rules. The audits included health care providers, health plans, health care clearinghouses, and business associates. In short, OCR found material noncompliance with HIPAA’s Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP), right of access, breach…
In this episode, Foley Partner Holden Brooks sits down with Drs. Monica Noether and Sean May, who are Vice Presidents at Charles River Associates (CRA), to explore the ways that economists add value to provider clients who are considering transactions. They will explain what it is that economists can bring to the table, their flexibility in structuring these kinds of engagements, and get a sense for what they see emerging as trends in the…

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