Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Although health care lawyers are used to a quickly changing regulatory landscape, the past year was exceptional. At the American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) Annual Meeting, Kristen Rosati outlined the field’s most important developments and impacts. A past president of AHLA, recently elected Fellow and nationally recognized leader in health information privacy and security, Kristen covered a variety of topics during the presentation, including: The Biden Administration’s efforts to enforce and expand the Affordable Care Act Groundbreaking Supreme Court decisions on health care reform COVID-related legislation and claims Information blocking and interoperability HIPAA enforcement and data breaches NIH conflicts of interest and foreign influence Drug pricing developments Kristen has served in numerous leadership positions, including president of AHLA from 2013-2014. She is also considered one of the...

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ASU College of Health Solutions Lauds Mel Soliz’s Contributions to MDC Advisory Board

Melissa Soliz Educates American Bar Association on Changes to Health Privacy & Data Rules

The health data landscape is rapidly changing, and Melissa Soliz recently helped members of the American Bar Association’s health law and science and technology law sections understand recent and upcoming developments. During the webinar, Mel focused on the status of CMS and ONC final rules on information blocking and interoperability as well as recent and upcoming modifications to the 42 CFR Part 2 rules governing substance use disorder information. This includes major changes that will, in specific cases, align Part 2 data sharing rules more closely to HIPAA. With extensive experience in regulatory health law, data privacy and patient access laws, Mel has educated numerous organizations about the Information Blocking Rule (IBR). Most recently, she shared her expertise during the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative’s (SHIEC) webinar...

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Melissa Soliz Discusses Information Blocking in SHIEC Webinar Series

Melissa Soliz Discusses Information Blocking in SHIEC Webinar Series

When the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) planned its “Understanding IBR Compliance for HIN/HIEs” webinar series, it turned to Melissa Soliz for help in educating HIN/HIEs on the new “no information blocking” requirements. With extensive experience in regulatory health law, data privacy and patient access laws, Mel has presented on the Information Blocking Rule (IBR) to numerous organizations. Most recently, she shared her expertise with ASU’s HCCR program. She works closely with community health information exchanges, health care providers and health plans to understand and create compliance programs with the IBR and the CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule....

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati on Planning Committee for National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Workshop on Data Sharing

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine invited Kristen Rosati to be on the planning committee for “Changing the Culture of Data Management and Sharing – a Workshop.” Kristen also moderated and spoke at a panel regarding legal barriers to data sharing and how to resolve them. The two-day virtual workshop explored challenges and opportunities for researchers, institutions and funders in establishing data management and sharing practices under the National Institute of Health’s new Data Management and Sharing Policy. Kristen’s presentation examined the legal and ethical issues that may prevent large-scale data sharing, including evolving laws on de-identification of health data. Kristen is considered one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys. She offers deep experience in data sharing for research and clinical...

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ASU College of Health Solutions Lauds Mel Soliz’s Contributions to MDC Advisory Board

Melissa Soliz Educates ASU HCCR Students About Information Blocking Compliance

As part of its Guest Speaker Series, Arizona State University’s Health Care Compliance and Regulations (HCCR) program invited Melissa Soliz to present on the Information Blocking Rule. During the virtual presentation, she helped students and faculty understand this complex piece of legislation, including how health care providers can remain compliant. Mel’s presentation included: Background on the Information Blocking Rule, as well as enforcement structure and compliance deadlines Practices that implicate the prohibition on information blocking Exceptions to the rule (safe harbors) How to implement compliance ASU’s HCCR program is the nation’s first accredited compliance and regulations undergraduate program. With extensive experience in regulatory health law, data privacy and patient access laws, Mel has presented on the Information Blocking Rule numerous times. Most recently, she shared her expertise at...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati’s AHLA & AzSHA Presentations Highlight 2020 Health Care Law Developments

At the annual American Health Law Association (AHLA) Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, Kristen Rosati educated industry professionals on the numerous legal developments 2020 brought to the health care industry. She also shared her “Year in Review” presentation at the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys’ (AzSHA) February meeting. During these presentations, Kristen focused on significant legal updates resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of regulations passed during the Trump Administration’s waning days. She provided health care lawyers with an overview of several topics related to the pandemic, including new legislation, the rapid rise of telemedicine, claims and developing immunity, and financial relief for providers and attendant risks. Her presentation also explored health care reform, including significant Supreme Court decisions and the status of the...

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