Do Your Employee Confidentiality Agreements Comply with Applicable Law?

By Mauro Viskovic, Esq.Email Mauro Although it has been nearly eleven years since The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) was enacted, many companies continue to violate Dodd-Frank by failing to incorporate the necessary whistle-blower protections in their employee confidentiality agreements. Pursuant to Dodd-Frank, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) promulgated Rule 21F-17 […]

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Telehealth Law & COVID-19: Changes To Look Out for in 2021

Telehealth and telemedicine have been on the rise over the past decade for those in the healthcare industry. As technology improves, more patients opt for remote medical care to alleviate the costs and inconveniences associated with in-person care.  Recently, this area of medical services has received a metaphorical shot in the arm because of the […]

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PODCAST: WHEN THE DOCTOR MIGHT NEED A LAWYER WITH MATT LEVY.

More than 70% of medical practices are committing healthcare fraud, but they are not all criminals. According to healthcare attorney Mathew J. Levy, Esq., Shareholder and Director of Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, PC and co-chair of the Firm’s corporate transaction and healthcare regulatory practice, many providers are simply using out of date codes, […]

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SUPER LAWYER HONORS 2021

We are pleased to announce that David A. Zarett, Esq., Mathew J. Levy, Esq. and Alan H. Sonnenklar, Esq. have been chosen to receive the honor of Super Lawyer for 2021; an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5% of attorneys in New York Metro receive this distinction.

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HHS Exercises Discretion and Declines to Enforce HIPAA Privacy Rules for Use of Web-Based COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling Platforms

By Seth A. Nadel, Esq.Email the Author On January 19, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a notification that the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the entity responsible for enforcement of HIPAA privacy rules, would exercise its discretion and decline to impose penalties against certain covered entities or their business […]

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