Gallagher Healthcare News from the West Region

From your West Region Healthcare Team at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. — these are articles that we thought you would find of interest. For further detail and discussion, please contact us.

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Healthcare Newsletter June 2018

In this issue, large employment practices awards that include substantial punitive damages; criminal convictions under HIPAA; False Claims Act settlements inside and outside healthcare; the EU GDPR is in force and can affect US entities; and the Supreme Court’s decision on arbitration agreements.

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Healthcare Newsletter March 2018

In this issue, False Claims Act review; EU GDPR and US entities; M&A reporting thresholds; the reporting of the ratio between CEO salaries and median employee salaries; and yet another large OCR fine for non-compliance with basic HIPAA requirements.

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Healthcare Newsletter November 2017

In this issue, the DOJ continues to pursue individuals under the False Claims Act; biometrics in privacy actions; hospital M&A continues unabated; how the EHR contributes to medical malpractice claims; and an update of ERISA liability and fiduciary liability insurance.

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Healthcare News: September 12, 2017

In this issue, regulatory developments in medical device cybersecurity; plaintiffs make progress with claims following data breaches; how the “failing firm” defense justifies mergers; the profile of thefts by employees; and skilled nursing’s increased ownership by and affiliation with hospitals and their investors.

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Healthcare News: June 26, 2017

In this issue, Target settles another action arising from its 2013 mega-breach; the Supreme Court saves billions for religiously-affiliated health systems; economic damage caps lifted; shielding expert reports from breach-related litigation; and EMTALA and telemedicine in the ED.

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Healthcare News: June 1, 2017

In this issue, SNIF staffing issues; nonprofit hospital finances; arbitration agreements in nursing homes; growing concern (and urgency) about medical device cybersecurity; and the OCR continues to set new records for its settlements.

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