On Oct. 18, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued two resources for health care providers and patients regarding the potential risks of using telehealth services. Although HIPAA does not require regulated entities to educate patients about these risks, OCR published these guidance documents to assist
Brad is a member of the Health Care & FDA Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office. As a health care regulatory and transactional attorney, Brad represents a range of clients in the health sector including hospitals, health plans, medical practices, pharmacies, long term care facilities, electronic health records providers, management companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and medical device companies, among others. He regularly advises clients on virtually all aspects of health information privacy and security compliance under HIPAA and state law, and spends considerable time helping clients navigate the multi-specialty realm of digital health, including providing business structuring advice to facilitate pursuing desired operational outcomes without running afoul of regulatory constraints. Brad also has deep experience guiding clients through significant privacy and security incident response and associated investigations.
Brad’s experience also includes assisting hospitals on arrangements with physicians, such as joint ventures, physician recruitment, practice acquisitions, and employment arrangements, as well as compliance with federal and state laws governing referrals among health care providers, such as the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law. Brad also advises clients in a variety of areas including the corporate practice of medicine, facility licensing, hospital/medical staff relationships, informed consent, and regulatory compliance in the operation of Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party reimbursement programs.