Our team has experience providing services and guidance to numerous health care entities, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Hospice Agencies
  • Nursing Homes
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Laboratories
  • Dental Practices

Working with the Dunson Group, you can expect to receive expert advice in the following areas:

  • Medical Documentation
  • Compliance with HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • Compliance Program Policies and Procedures
  • Updated Training Information On-Line or In Person
  • HIPAA Risk Assessments
  • Breach Notification Services and Addressing Patient Complaints
  • Notice of Privacy Practices
  • Identifying Business Associates and Negotiating Business Associate Agreements

Federal regulations require you to have a designated Privacy Officer. At times, health care entities may find themselves without a Privacy Officer for numerous reasons. The Dunson Group can assist you by assigning an interim Privacy Officer to your entity and assist with selecting and training an individual to perform those duties on a permanent basis. Privacy Officer services include the following:

  • Perform Risk Assessments
  • Develop/Amend HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies
  • Develop/Amend Security Manual
  • Develop/Amend the Notice of Privacy Practices
  • Provide Live or Web-Based Training During Orientation/Annually/As Needed
  • Respond to Patient Complaints
  • Establish a Hotline for Patient Complaints/Privacy Concerns
  • Breach Notification Services
  • Check Employees Status as Excluded/Suspended/Debarred from Receiving Federal Funds
  • Create/Review/Advise on Business Associate Agreements
  • Review Subpoenas/Releases Prior to Disclosures
  • Respond to Inquiries from the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Update Staff through a Monthly Newsletter Catered to Your Specific Practice


TRAINING

  • 2019 HIPAA Privacy and Security Training
  • Identity Theft Training
  • False Claims Training
  • Abuse and Neglect Training


POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

  • HIPAA
  • Human Resources
  • Compliance Program
  • Identity Theft
  • False Claims