Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Lisa Rivera was interviewed for a podcast about the legal implications associated with data breaches in the healthcare industry. In the interview, Lisa discusses:

  • CareFirst’s petition to the Supreme Court for a review of a class action lawsuit filed against the insurer in the wake of 2014 data breach;
  • The significance of the recent $1 billion civil lawsuit against electronic health records vendor eClinicalWorks that was filed in the wake of a $155 false claims case settlement earlier this year;
  • Lessons from the Equifax breach that impacted 143 million individuals;
  • Emerging breach lawsuit trends tied to incidents involving ransomware attacks.

The podcast, “Health Data Breaches: The Legal Issues,” was released by Healthcare Info Security and is available online.