Privacy and HIPAA Compliance; Data Breaches

BMD provides comprehensive services related to privacy and HIPAA compliance to all types of providers, health plans, and other covered entities, business associates, and subcontractors. BMD regularly alerts clients to changes in the laws and necessary updates, such as the HITECH Act and HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule. BMD also counsels clients as to the use of certified electronic health records technology (CHERT) and the “meaningful use” criteria. Finally, BMD also assists providers with special privacy compliance concerns such as behavioral health and alcohol and substance abuse treatment. Below is a list of the comprehensive services BMD provides to its clients.

Areas of service include:

  • HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Rule policies and procedures
  • Training and education
  • Risk assessments
  • Internal and external privacy and data breach investigations and audits
  • Privacy and data breach reporting
  • Litigation and administrative actions concerning privacy and data breaches
  • Business Associates and subcontractor compliance
  • Meaningful Use reporting, audits, and appeals
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