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Mark J. Swearingen

Mark Swearingen is an attorney who has focused his practice on health information privacy and security for over 20 years.  Mark regularly counsels clients on matters pertaining to HIPAA, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, and other state and federal laws regarding health information.  Mark’s experience includes:  data breach response (including ransomware and bitcoin transactions); OCR investigations, resolution agreements, and corrective action plans; state Attorney General investigations and settlements; HIPAA audits; business associate compliance; emerging technologies; telemedicine arrangements; and data use. 

He has provided services to a broad spectrum of organizations, including health systems, hospitals, physician practices, ancillary service providers, technology companies, and business associates. Mark regularly speaks and publishes on topics pertaining to health information privacy and security.