While protecting the privacy and security of health information can be daunting and complex to providers and covered entities, the Healthcare attorneys as Breazeale, Sachse, and Wilson have years of experience learning the intricacies of the various regulations. We offer a diverse group of services to healthcare clients and have detailed knowledge in the privacy/security-related laws and regulations impacting the health care industry, including HIPAA, HITECH, FERPA, and the federal laws and regulations governing the confidentiality of alcohol and drug substance use disorder records (42 CFR Part 2).
HIPAA and the related privacy/security laws contain complicated schemes of requirements that the healthcare industry must abide by. The BSW Healthcare team has significant experience in helping hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, dentists, nursing homes, and a variety of other client navigate the maze of mandates and maintain regulatory compliance. BSW has been counseling providers and covered entities of all sizes regarding privacy matters since HIPAA’s inception over 20 years ago. BSW has compiled workbooks on health information privacy and has helped countless clients implement privacy policies and train their organizations.
BSW Healthcare attorneys have experience in providing the following services to clients:
Providing advice and assistance in the event of a breach, including the report and mitigating the potential damages
Providing regulatory and compliance advice to clients subject to HIPAA, and any new and relevant updates to the regulations and how they may impact clients
Providing notice of HIPAA rights and policies, business associate agreements, and other contractual documents to ensure compliance with HIPAA