The 2021 DWT HIPAA Audit Toolkits -- A Cost-Effective Answer to Meeting the Challenges of HIPAA

by Adam H. Greene, Rebecca L. Williams,
and Lyra Correa

PEPARED BY

Adam Greene, JD, MPH
Partner and Co-chair, Health Information & HIPAA Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, HIPAA Summit Distinguished Service Award Winner, Former Senior Health Information Technology and Privacy Specialist, Office for Civil Rights, HHS, Washington, DC

Rebecca L. Williams, RN, JD
Partner and Chair, Health Information Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle, WA

Lyra Correa, JD, MPH
Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine; Former Contract Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Former Health Information Privacy Extern Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Health and Human Services; Washington, DC

Complying with regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) presents daunting challengesórandom government audits, tougher investigations, breach notification obligations, and threat of hefty financial penalties.

Fortunately, DWT offers clients toolkits for Covered Entities, Business Associates, and Financial Institutions to maintain the privacy and security of patient information and provide good healthcare.