Chicago associate Sumaya Noush’s article “Involuntary Dissolution Does Not Absolve Business Associate of HIPAA Obligations” was featured in the spring issue of Security Shredding & Storage News. The quarterly journal discusses events, legislation and technology affecting the document shredding and product destruction industry.

Sumaya’s article discusses Filefax, a company that was involuntarily dissolved by the Illinois Secretary of State after a massive HIPAA breach. She explains that even after a company shuts down, HIPAA-covered organizations and their employees must ensure the secure transfer and destruction of paper records. The article reviews the resulting fines and Corrective Action Plan laid out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“Involuntary Dissolution Does Not Absolve Business Associate of HIPAA Obligations” was first posted on Drinker Biddle’s data security, privacy and information governance blog, DBR on Data, and was concurrently published in the February 21, 2018, edition of National Law Review.

Read Involuntary Dissolution Does Not Absolve Business Associate of HIPAA Obligations on the Security Shredding & Storage News website.

Source: Security Shredding & Storage News
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