Kristen Rosati Recaps a Year of Health Law Developments for the AHLA Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Recaps a Year of Health Law Developments for the AHLA Annual Meeting

The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed the health law landscape, and Kristen Rosati helped summarize its impact in a year-in-review plenary session at the American Health Law Association (AHLA) Annual Meeting.  Kristen, a past president of AHLA and nationally recognized leader in health information privacy and security, joined two industry colleagues in highlighting key developments in health law from the last year, including the CARES Act and other COVID-related legislation; blanket regulatory waivers for Stark/AKS, HIPAA and coverage rules; the rise of telemedicine; significant Supreme Court decisions regarding health care reform; information blocking and interoperability; and OCR enforcement and data breaches. A respected mainstay within the nation’s largest educational organization devoted to legal issues in the health care field, Kristen has served in numerous leadership positions, including president of the...

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Mel Soliz Breaks Down the Information Blocking Rule for AzSHA

Mel Soliz Breaks Down the Information Blocking Rule for AzSHA

New regulations prohibit health care providers and other actors from engaging in practices that interfere with the access, exchange or use of electronic health information. Mel Soliz explained what practices constitute information blocking and what safe harbors are available to health care providers. The deadline for compliance with the new information blocking rule is Nov. 2, 2020.   AzSHA is the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys. Mel is a Board member of AzSHA and a partner at Coppersmith Brockelman. She focuses her practice on compliance with data privacy and access laws in the health care industry.  Learn more about AzSHA. ...

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Medical practices wondering if the ONC’s new information blocking rule applies to them and how to comply will benefit from the insights Melissa Soliz shares in an interview with Part B News.

Part B News Turns to Melissa Soliz to Help Providers Understand ONC’s Information Blocking Rule

Health care providers and other actors in the health care space have new regulations from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology (ONC) that apply to the access, exchange and use of electronical health information. Melissa Soliz recently explained the prohibition on the information blocking component of the ONC final rule to Part B News. Melissa addresses the penalties and disincentives health care providers and other actors will face if they engage in information blocking practices on or after the November 2, 2020, compliance deadline, if those practices do not fall within a statutory or regulatory safe harbor under the ONC’s final rule.  Melissa is a partner with Coppersmith Brockelman PLC. She focuses her practice on compliance with data privacy and access laws in the health care space.  Read the...

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