Please be advised that contacting Ruder Ware by e-mail does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you contact the firm by e-mail with respect to a matter where the firm does not already represent you, any information which you disclose to us may not be regarded as privileged or confidential.


Accept   Cancel

Please be advised that contacting Ruder Ware by e-mail does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you contact the firm by e-mail with respect to a matter where the firm does not already represent you, any information which you disclose to us may not be regarded as privileged or confidential.


Accept   Cancel

PAL Login

linkedin.jpgyoutube.jpgvimeo.jpgtwitter_off.png View Ruder Ware

Search Results


6 Results for Articles published in April 2018 In The Blue Ink Blog.

SEARCH

When Does a HIPAA Breach Exist?

Posted on April 3, 2018, Authored by John H. Fisher, II
John H. Fisher, II
Attorney
Wausau Office
, Filed under Health Care

Conducting HIPAA Breach Risk Assessments The HIPAA rules relating to assessment of potential patient confidentiality breaches were changed in 2013.  Specifically, on January 17, 2013, the Office of Civil Rights released new regulations defining when a…

Farm Bankruptcy and Foreclosures

Posted on April 5, 2018, Authored by ,

Best Western Plus Trail Lodge Hotel & Suites 3340 Mondovi Rd Eau Claire, WI 54701 Pre-registration encouraged! By phone:  715.834.3425 By email:  amothes@ruderware.com Online:  Registration Chapter 12 Overview Chapter 12 Schedules What is in the…

What HIPAA Policies are Required for a Health Care Provider?

Posted on April 5, 2018, Authored by John H. Fisher, II
John H. Fisher, II
Attorney
Wausau Office
, Filed under Health Care

We are often asked to advise clients regarding the scope and content of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) policies and procedures that are required to be maintained.  HIPAA clearly requires health care providers, as “covered entitie…

Who Gets the Farm if There are On-Farm and Off-Farm Heirs?

Posted on April 10, 2018, Authored by Linda M. Danielson
Linda M. Danielson
Attorney
Eau Claire Office
, Filed under Ag-Visor

One of the most difficult issues owners of a family farm face is who will get the farm if there are both on-farm and off-farm heirs. The farm is a business but it’s also family, and doing what’s best for both the farm and the family requires difficult de…

The IRS Says Never Mind – You Can Have Your Higher HSA Limit!

Posted on April 30, 2018, Authored by Mary Ellen Schill
Mary Ellen Schill
Attorney
Wausau Office
, Filed under Employment

I previously blogged about how unusual it was for the IRS to implement a retroactive change to a previously announced limit.  As you may remember, the $6,900 limit on HSA contributions for a taxpayer eligible for a family high deductible health plan (HDH…

Office Inspector General Launches New Compliance Resource Portal

Posted on April 30, 2018, Authored by John H. Fisher, II
John H. Fisher, II
Attorney
Wausau Office
, Filed under Health Care

At a recent Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) compliance institute, the Office of Inspector General announced it had launched a new resource portal focused on compliance issues.  A trip to the OIG's web site, and sure enough, there is a brand spa…