Erin Dunlap Provides Insight on Overturned HIPAA Penalty for Healthcare Risk Management

Data Privacy Expert Erin Dunlap Joins Coppersmith Brockelman

We are thrilled to announce that Erin Dunlap, a top-notch data privacy lawyer who has served the firm as an affiliate attorney since 2017, has at last succumbed to our pleas that she join us in a more formal capacity and has accepted an Of Counsel position with the firm.  Erin is a key player in our nationally recognized health care and data privacy and security practice areas. For over a decade, she has advised clients in the health care industry on data privacy and security issues under HIPAA, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, state privacy laws, TCPA, CAN-SPAM and Section 5 of the FTC Act. Before that, she was a successful health care litigator, representing clients in federal and state courts and before arbitrators, government agencies...

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

Mel Soliz Speaks at Health Current Summit about New Interoperability Rules

The deadlines to comply with new ONC and CMS interoperability, patient access, and information blocking rules are coming. Speaking at the Health Current Virtual Summit, Mel Soliz helped attendees understand the new rules and best practices to implement compliance. Health Current is Arizona’s primary resource for healthcare information technology and exchange, bringing together communities and information across Arizona. The organization helps more than 3,000 Arizona providers use information technology to improve people’s lives. Active in state and federal policymaking on data privacy and health information exchange, Mel frequently shares insights on these topics for local and national forums as well as industry publications. Additionally, she serves as a board member for the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys.  Learn more about the Health Current Virtual Summit here. ...

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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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