Betsy Hodge concentrates her practice on compliance and regulatory issues affecting healthcare providers, payers, and employer-sponsored health plans.
Betsy has significant experience with HIPAA and the HITECH Act and assists covered entities and business associates in complying with these laws through the development of policies and procedures, workforce training, analysis of data incidents and notification of breaches, and assisting with government audits and investigations. Betsy also advises clients regarding compliance with a range of other federal and state privacy and data security laws and associated transactional issues. Her work in this area ranges from preparing and negotiating the data security aspects of contracts, to drafting privacy policies and notices, to assisting clients with implementing a comprehensive privacy program designed to meet applicable legal requirements.
In addition, she counsels her clients on regulatory issues, including state and federal fraud and abuse laws.
A frequent speaker and author on developing issues in healthcare law, Betsy is a member of the Florida Hospital Association’s HIPAA Preemption Analysis Task Force.
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