The LabMD Case: What Does it Mean for HIPAA Covered Entities?

On January 16, 2014, the FTC issued a ruling denying a motion to dismiss in a case that has created confusion and concern for health care providers who are subject to the HIPAA regulations. The case began with a Complaint issued against LabMD by the FTC for “failing to employ reasonable and appropriate measures to prevent unauthorized access to personal information, including dates of birth, SSNs, medical test codes, and health information” which constituted an “unfair act or practice” in… Read More >