Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein


Articles:

  • Monday, February 27, 2012
    Editor: Please tell our readers about your practice. Klein: I advise clients primarily in the health, technology, professional sports and insurance industries on best practices and compliance with state and federal privacy and data protection laws. Clients typically approach me with privacy and data protection concerns arising in the course of their...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Obama administration and Congress view regulations regarding privacy, data security and breach notification as areas where bipartisan agreement may be possible. Well over a dozen bills have been introduced this year alone, and federal agencies ranging from the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Commerce to the Department of Homeland...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    In the first few months of 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights issued its first-ever civil monetary penalty, against Cignet Health, for alleged privacy violations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), exacted a $1 million resolution amount from Massachusetts General...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued significant regulations implementing provisions of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, passed as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). HHS published its much-anticipated breach...