The D&O Diary

The D&O Diary

A PERIODIC JOURNAL CONTAINING ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM THE WORLD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS LIABILITY, WITH OCCASIONAL COMMENTARY

Category Archives: Health Care Organizations

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What Are the Bad Guys Up to Now? Hacking Health-Care Records, Apparently

Posted in Cyber Liability, Health Care Organizations
As if it were not bad enough that hackers are attacking retail businesses like Target and Neiman Marcus to obtain consumer credit card information, it turns out that the bad guys are also targeting health-care records. According to sources cited in a February 18, 2014 Wall Street Journal report entitled “Nursing Homes Are Exposed to … Continue Reading

Health Care Reform and the Antitrust Laws: Big Concerns for Health Care Organizations and Their D&O Insurers

Posted in Health Care Organizations
   In a recent industry study concluding that health care organizations face increasing rates for management liability insurance, as well as tightening terms, one of the explanations suggested for these restrictive conditions is that the carriers are concerned that as health care organizations respond to the incentives and pressures of the Affordable Care Act – … Continue Reading