The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) will exercise its enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements under the HIPAA.
Unfortunately, cybercriminals are now leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to target businesses of all sizes. By launching cyberattacks and phishing campaigns, orthodontic practices are at a high risk during our potential time of weakness.
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, and in accordance with health guidance from the CDC and other health authorities, we have made the difficult but important decision to cancel the AAO Annual Session, originally scheduled for May 1-4, 2020.
On December 23, 2019, the Board, its individual members and investigator filed a Motion to Dismiss SDC’s and Dr. Sulitzer’s claims against them, arguing that SDC and Dr. Sulitzer have failed to plead facts that, if true, could constitute a claim against them.
The 2020 Annual Session (May 1-4 in Atlanta, Georgia) promises to be uniquely interesting, maintaining the meeting’s traditional world-class quality while introducing new speakers and new elements from the lecture halls to the Exhibit Hall and everywhere in between.