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HIPAA Obligations

Hall Render recognizes and agrees to abide by its obligations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”) and the regulations implementing HIPAA and HITECH. Accordingly, Hall Render agrees to comply with our HIPAA Business Associate Written Assurances to the extent that you are our client and: (1) you are a covered entity or business associate under HIPAA; and (2) Hall Render accesses, creates, receives, maintains or transmits your protected health information in the course of providing legal services to you.

The current version of our HIPAA Business Associate Written Assurances can be found here.

If you have any questions about our HIPAA Business Associate Written Assurances, please contact our Privacy and Security Officer, Mark Swearingen, at (317) 977-1458 or