HIPAA Privacy and Security

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Stevens & Lee assists health care providers and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH), as well as the entities and individuals that do business with covered entities in understanding and complying with the HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security Rules and applicable state privacy and confidentiality requirements.

We counsel clients on a wide range of contractual, compliance and operational concerns related to the privacy and security of individual health records and the implementation of electronic records systems. Our work for health care clients regarding HIPAA, HITECH and privacy and security of health information includes:

  • Gap analysis assessment and evaluation of compliance with privacy and security rules
  • Consultations relating to appropriate disclosures of protected health information
  • Development of comprehensive HIPAA/HITECH policies and procedures
  • Development of forms, such as Notices of Privacy Practices and authorizations/consents
  • Developing training and education programs for managers and employees
  • Assessments of business arrangements involving health information
  • Drafting and negotiation of Business Associate Agreements and amendments
  • Consultation and assessment of security incidents and potential breaches
  • Consultation and assistance with breach notification and reporting obligations
  • Responding to patient complaints
  • Responding to government inquiries and investigations
  • Issues associated with electronic health records
  • Contracting for electronic health records
  • Providing guidance and assistance with conducting the risk analysis required under the Security Rule
  • Records retention and document management assistance
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Harriet Franklin

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Clayton Gritz

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Valley Forge: 610.205.6359

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E. Thomas Henefer

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Daniel J. Hennessey

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John M. Hogan

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Charles M. Honart

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Valley Forge: 610.205.6017

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Joanne M. Judge

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Lancaster: 717.209.5866

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Richard J. King

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Wilmington: 302.425.3303

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Joseph W. “Chip” Marshall, III

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Philadelphia: 215.751.1240

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Walter P. McEvilly, Jr.

Of Counsel

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Wilmington: 302.425.3300

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Douglas L. Moak

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Valley Forge: 610-205-6005

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Kirsten McAuliffe Raleigh

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Thomas M. Tammany

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Princeton: 609.987.5339

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Catherine Reese Urban

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Stephanie A. Wilhelm

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