HIPAA Breach Notificaton Rule

The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Breach Notification Rule[1] (the “Breach Notification Rule”) codifies a federal data breach notification standard in the rules of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), pursuant to HHS’ authority under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Applicability The Breach Notification Rule applies to HIPAA covered […]

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Michigan Data Breach Notification Law

Introduction Mich. Comp. Laws § 445.72 (the “Statute”) is a state statutory law, that amends the Identification Theft Protection Act, and establishes a data breach notification standard for the personal information of Michigan residents. It also criminalizes the use of a breach notification to defraud another as a misdemeanor. Applicability The Statute applies to persons […]

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