Tag Archives: 2018

Year-End $3 Million HIPAA Settlement Pushes 2018 OCR HIPAA Recoveries Over $28 Million; Act Promptly To Strengthen Compliance & Share Ideas For Simplification

$3M HIPAA Resolution Agreement & 2018 Record Setting HIPAA Enforcement Show Necessity To Make HIPAA Compliance A Priority; Meanwhile, 2/12/2019 Deadline To Share Ideas For HIPAA Rule Simplification & Improvement Looms Read more detail on Recent Health Care Law posts … Continue reading

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News: UNHCR Mid-Year Trends 2018

UNHCR's latest Mid-Year Trends report looks at trends in displacement that occurred during the first half of 2018. From the introduction:"As of 30 June 2018, UNHCR reported a total population of concern of 70.4 million people. This included 20.2 million … Continue reading

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Colorado End-of-Life Options Act – 125 Prescriptions in 2018

In 2016, Colorado voters approved Proposition 106, which enacted the Colorado End-of-Life Options Act. This Act allows an eligible terminally-ill individual with a prognosis of six months or less to live to request and self-administer medical aid-in-dying medication in order … Continue reading

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Home Equity Loan Interest is Still in Play in 2018

Most of us will agree that our biggest investment is in our home. So, it shouldn’t surprise you that your house or condo is your first port-of-call whenever there’s a need to borrow money. And the easiest way to draw … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Research: Combined Federal and State Securities Suit Filings at Highest-Ever Levels in 2018

The number of federal court securities class action lawsuit filings remained “near record levels” during 2018, according to the latest report published by  Cornerstone Research in conjunction with the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse. State court securities lawsuit … Continue reading

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