Eleventh Circuit Reverses Refusal to Honor FCC’s TCPA Debt Collection Declaratory Ruling, Fosters Uniformity On TCPA’s Autodialing Exception

Eleventh Circuit Reverses Refusal to Honor FCC’s TCPA Debt Collection Declaratory Ruling, Fosters Uniformity On TCPA’s Autodialing Exception

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has brought a bit of legal balance back to automated debt collection calls, and reminded lower courts that when it comes to claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), they must honor the validity of FCC rulings.

OCR and NIST Host Conference and Provide Insights On Safeguarding Health Information

OCR and NIST Host Conference and Provide Insights On Safeguarding Health Information

Government officials emphasized the importance of risk analysis and risk management in safeguarding PHI at the Seventh Annual “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance Through HIPAA Security” conference held from September 23–24, 2014, and co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR).