SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 19, 2014 – Clinton Mikel, a partner at the national health care law firm The Health Law Partners, P.C., presented at the 2014 ABA Physicians Legal Issues Conference on HIPAA enforcement and guidelines with respect to the latest technology and security advancements. Founding Shareholder Adrienne Dresevic, who was a vice chair for the Conference’s planning committee, made the announcement.
The presentation, titled “A View From the Cloud. Cutting-Edge Insight on the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, Cloud Privacy & Security, and HIPAA Enforcement,” provided guidance to health care providers on the variety of complex issues associated with the recent HIPAA Omnibus Rule, as well as the heightened scrutiny and enforcement related to the same. The HIPAA Omnibus Rule was the first major update to HIPAA in years. Mikel was joined by Jerome B. Meites, general counsel for HHS’s Office for Civil Rights, and Hemant Pathak, assistant general counsel for Microsoft, for the presentation.
Held in Chicago, The Physicians Legal Issues Conference gave participants a medical-legal overview of changes in the healthcare delivery system, their impact on the practice of medicine and various strategies to meet the new challenges.
Mikel serves as chair of the ABA eHealth, Privacy and Security Interest Group, and vice chair of the ABA’s Publications Committee. He practices in all areas of health care law, garnering critical attention in state and federal health information privacy compliance and telehealth/telemedicine matters. A frequent speaker and author in these areas of law, Mikel routinely holds educational sessions for clients interested in telemedicine and the legalities surrounding this new and growing area of health care. Mikel received his juris doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School, and completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University.
The Health Law Partners is a law firm dedicated to the practice of health care law. Established in 2009 by Adrienne Dresevic, Jessica Gustafson, Robert Iwrey, Carey Kalmowitz and Abby Pendleton, the firm has a national presence with offices in Detroit, New York, Atlanta and Cleveland. Clients include hospitals and health systems, physicians, imaging entities, ambulatory surgery centers, management and billing companies, DME suppliers, and hospice organizations, among others.
The firm has extensive knowledge and experience in Medicare and Medicaid appeals, Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance, health care regulatory matters, health care billing and reimbursement issues, health care transactional work, as well as licensing issues, staff privileging, and participation with third-party payors. For more information, please visit www.thehealthlawpartners.com.