In this environment it is more important than ever to understand and ensure compliance with the HIPAA requirements. Whether you are a health care provider, health insurance plan, or an industry that serves providers and health plans, Barnes & Thornburg’s attorneys provide comprehensive HIPAA guidance, including:
  • Educating and training clients on the details of the HIPAA requirements
  • Preparing the required HIPAA policies and procedures
  • Drafting and negotiating business associate agreements
  • Working with IT vendors to complete the security risk assessment
  • Creating breach response plans
  • Breach response services, including breach investigation, analysis, and reporting to individuals and HHS
  • Representing clients during investigations by the Office for Civil Rights
  • Securing appropriate insurance coverage for HIPAA breaches