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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – November 24, 2014The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 17th at the 2014 M&A Advisor Awards Gala to a jubilant, sold-out crowd at the New York Athletic Club, New York, NY. Milligan Lawless, P.C. was named a winner for the Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Milligan Lawless and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “Milligan Lawless represents the best of the M&A industry in 2014 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

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by Emily D. Armstrong

Are you or providers sending patient information via text?  Are you or providers communicating about patients via text?  If the answer to either of these questions is “yes,” beware this could result in fines and legal violations. 

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) is a Federal law that addresses, in part, the security and privacy of health data.  The law requires the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) to establish rules for the handling of protected health information (“PHI”).[1]


[1] 42 U.S.C. § 1320d et seq.

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