Brighton & West Branch Estate Planning Lawyers
HIPAA Compliance Support from Experienced Michigan Attorneys
Creating an estate plan is almost always a complicated endeavor, and it can be further complicated when HIPAA concerns come to the forefront. It is important to work with an experienced legal team to handle HIPAA compliance and other related matters.
At the Nawrocki Center for Elder Law, Special Needs & Disability Planning, PLLC, our Brighton & West Branch estate planning attorneys have a thorough understanding of all aspects of HIPAA law, and we can help you. Representing clients throughout Michigan, our lawyers have more than 50 years of combined experience and a firmwide commitment to providing exceptional legal service to every client they represent.
Helping You Integrate HIPAA Concerns with Your Estate Plan
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal body of legislation intended to protect the privacy of medical patients. The law prohibits doctors and other medical care providers from releasing patients' medical information to anyone without the patient's express written permission. Through HIPAA, you, the medical patient, get to decide whom you would like to have access to your medical information.
When signing the papers at the doctor's office or hospital, most people simply claim a spouse as the recipient of information. However, it is important to consider the implications of your HIPAA release to your estate plan.
You will need to make sure you give appropriate access to administer the various aspects of your estate plan, including:
Our Brighton & West Branch estate planning attorneys can help you with HIPAA compliance, protect you from HIPAA violations and violations of your privacy, and make sure you have a well-integrated estate plan. We will talk over all of your estate planning concerns with you and help you through every step of the process.