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Mel Soliz Presents a Health Care Training Webinar on the Information Blocking Rule (IBR) for Health Care Providers

Health care providers are prohibited from engaging in information blocking under the new federal Information Blocking Rule (IBR). Coppersmith Brockelman’s Partner Mel Soliz explains IBR requirements for health care providers in her educational webinar for Health Care Training. Mel covered the IBR’s background, enforcement structure and important deadlines; highlighted practices that implicate the prohibition on information blocking; IBR exceptions with a special focus on preventing harm, privacy, security, and content and manner; and best practices for IBR compliance. Mel regularly speaks in local and national forums on these topics and has been active in state and federal policy making on these issues. She is the President of the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys and is recognized by Best Lawyers© and Southwest Super Lawyers: Rising Stars© for her...

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Jill Chasson Highlights Need for Anti-Harassment, Conflict of Interest Policies in Arizona Capitol Times

Jill Chasson Outlines Key ADA Medical Data Privacy Requirements in DataGuidance

With COVID-19 and the Omicron variant affecting many employers’ timing and conditions for bringing some or all employees back to the office, OneTrust Data Guidance turned to Jill Chasson for insight into important COVID-19 legal provisions and privacy considerations. Because employers may have access to employees’ screening, testing and vaccination medical information, it’s important to understand Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) confidentiality requirements. Jill outlines steps employers must take to separate and protect medical information, as well as limited exceptions. She also addresses reasonable accommodations employers may need to make to reduce COVID-19 risk for employees with medical conditions or disabilities. Well versed in the many federal and state laws that govern the workplace, Jill regularly conducts internal investigations and works with employers to resolve difficult workplace issues....

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