The Baltimore Sun reports that Baltimore police are investigating a security breach at Mercy Medical Center that left certain patient records open to possible identity theft. According to the article, affected former patients were sent a letter informing them that their personal patient records may have been accessed by a former employee in order to apply
Melissa Ostrower is Principal in the New York City office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Ms. Ostrower advises companies on all aspects of employee benefits law, including compliance with ERISA and the Code as well as administrative matters and fiduciary issues relating to benefit plans. Ms. Ostrower has extensive experience in executive compensation matters and counsels both public and private companies on executive compensation issues, including Section 409A and 162(m) of the Code.
Ms. Ostrower is also a member of the Jackson Lewis healthcare reform task force and is intimately involved in helping Jackson Lewis clients ensure compliance with recently enacted healthcare reform legislation.
Ms. Ostrower is a graduate of Brandeis University (B.A., M.A.), George Washington University Law School (J.D.) where she was a member of The Law Review, and New York University (LL.M.).