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February 5, 2016

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced proposed revisions to the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records regulations, 42 CFR Part 2.

February 4, 2016

On January 31, Open Enrollment for 2016 coverage ended, with about 12.7 million consumers selecting plans or being automatically re-enrolled across all states, either through the HealthCare.gov platform or a State-based Marketplace, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today.

February 3, 2016

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has ruled that Lincare, Inc. (Lincare) violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and granted summary judgment to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on all issues, requiring Lincare to pay $239,800 in civil money penalties (CMPs) imposed by OCR.

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