From The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
by Jenn Ballard
The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin interviewed Polsinelli Shughart Health Care Chair Matt Murer about the changes to HIPAA. Murer was quoted as saying about new breach notifications:
"The changes open up a lot of questions. What does a lost laptop mean for health care today and who really really owns my health care information?"
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About Matt Murer
As chair of the firm's Health Care practice group, Matthew J. Murer’s practice is devoted to counseling providers of senior housing, assisted living, and skilled nursing including CCRCs as well as ICF/DDs and CILAs. He advises clients in a variety of areas including:
General regulatory compliance
Life safety code issues
Fraud and abuse
Certificate of need issues
Mr. Murer was involved in drafting Illinois’ Assisted Living and Shared Housing Establishment Act and was awarded AARP’s Partnership in Excellence award for his work on the legislation. He has served on the state’s Assisted Living and Shared Housing Advisory Committee and the state’s Assisted Living and Shared Housing Quality of Life Committee for over seven years.