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I-9 Audits And Investigations Of Employers Have Nearly Quadrupled In 2018
Government enforcement activities at businesses have significantly increased this year. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
United States
3 Sep 2018
Failure Of Audit Controls Can Cost $$$
Last week, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) disclosed a $5.5 million settlement with Memorial Healthcare Systems (MHS) for HIPAA violations affecting the protected health information...
United States
24 Feb 2017
OCR Provides Additional Clarification On Phishing Scam
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights described a phishing campaign that is attempting to convince recipients of their inclusion in OCR's Phase 2 audit program
United States
6 Dec 2016
OCR Sends Notification Letters To Phase 2 HIPAA Auditees
On July 12, 2016, HHS's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) distributed an e-mail discussing recent developments in Phase II of its HIPAA audit program.
United States
20 Jul 2016
As Affordable Care Act Enforcement Looms, Some Lessons Learned From Massachusetts
As the ACA audit era approaches, many employers are wondering: what will happen?
United States
14 Jun 2016
Check Your Inbox: OCR Continues To Verify Entity Contact Information For Phase 2 HIPAA Audits
Covered Entities need to continue to check their inboxes for emails from the HHS Office for Civil Rights requesting verification of contact information in connection with Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program.
United States
26 May 2016
Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Coming To You: Check Your Spam Filter!
The HHS Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") officially launched the long-awaited (and dreaded) Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audits Program on March 21st.
United States
4 May 2016
OCR Releases New HIPAA Audit Protocol And Other Audit-Related Materials
Earlier this month the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights released a revamped audit protocol that now addresses the requirements of the 2013 Omnibus Final Rule.
United States
22 Apr 2016
Ready Or Not, It's Time For Phase 2 HIPAA Audits
On March 21st, the HHS Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") officially launched Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program.
United States
7 Apr 2016
Ready Or Not, It's Time For Phase 2 HIPAA Audits
Our colleagues, Dianne Bourque, Jordan Cohen, and Kate Stewart, wrote an excellent post on our sister blog, Health Law and Policy Matters, on the official launch of Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program.
United States
31 Mar 2016
Ready Or Not, It's Time For Phase 2 HIPAA Audits
On March 21st, the HHS Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") officially launched Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program.
United States
30 Mar 2016
FASB Lease Accounting Changes
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is expected to finalize new lease accounting standards ("Standards") within the coming months which will have very real consequences for owners and lessees alike.
United States
29 Mar 2016
IRS Begins Audit Of Deferred Compensation Plans Subject To Section 409A
The IRS announced at recent bar association meeting that it is commencing a formal compliance initiative program of selected employers.
United States
3 Jun 2014
Software Audits: Strategies For Licensees
If you have received a software audit request from your software vendor, you are not alone.
United States
8 May 2014
For New Recovery Audit Contracting Cycle, CMS "RAC"s Up Changes
Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced important changes to the Recovery Audit Program.
United States
19 Mar 2014
TOUSA 3.0: Eleventh Circuit Holds Lenders to High Standards
In a much anticipated opinion, In re TOUSA, Inc., --- F.3d ----, 2012 WL 1673910 (11th Cir. May 15, 2012), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has resolved a disagreement between the Bankruptcy Court and District Court for the Southern District of Florida by upholding the Bankruptcy Court’s findings—to the chagrin of lenders, who are now arguably exposed to new liabilities and higher standards of due diligence.
United States
11 Jun 2012
Buyer Beware: 363 Sale May Not Absolve Successor Liability
It has long been understood by buyers of assets of distressed companies that once a sale is authorized pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, the buyer is absolved of any liabilities which may have encumbered the assets of the previous owner, including causes of actions against them.
United States
25 Apr 2012
Distressed Claims Trading: Insider Trading May Lead To Disallowance Of Bankruptcy Claims And Breach Of Fiduciary Duties
In a significant expansion of the potential risk for distressed claims traders, the Delaware bankruptcy court has recently ruled that traders who engage in insider trading may have their claims subordinated to equity, and that traders who amass claims sufficient to block a plan of reorganization owe fiduciary duties to all other creditors and shareholders during plan negotiations.
United States
16 Jan 2012
Building Success Despite Failure
In today’s economy, we continue to see bankruptcies occurring in the construction sector.
United States
16 Dec 2011
Court Dismisses Harrisburg Chapter 9 Petition - Rules Harrisburg Not Authorized To File
The bankruptcy court ruled today that the City of Harrisburg’s Chapter 9 petition filed by the Harrisburg City Council was not specifically authorized under Pennsylvania law.
United States
29 Nov 2011
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