Ms. Long is a member of Krieg DeVault’s Healthcare and Litigation Practice Groups in Indianapolis, IN. She represents and advises the firm’s healthcare clients regarding many significant legal issues, including security breach incidents and risk assessments involving protected health Information and other personal information under HIPAA/HITECH and other Federal and State laws governing the privacy and security of such information, as well as corporate compliance programs and regulatory matters. Ms. Long also counsels and advises clients on HIPAA/HITECH compliance programs, as well as breach notification obligations and audits initiated by Federal and State governmental agencies. She also represents individual professionals and healthcare providers in licensing and disciplinary matters, and works with mental health providers on confidentiality matters and commitment proceedings. In addition to her health care practice, Ms. Long represents clients in State and Federal courts in a variety of litigation matters, including tort claims, preservation of mental health records, commitments to mental health facilities, breach of contract, commercial collections, landlord-tenant disputes, commercial foreclosures, and other commercial disputes. In addition, Ms. Long has represented corporate clients on-site with their day-to-day operations, including negotiating, reviewing, and drafting contracts. Ms. Long has been a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee since its inception. She also is a member of Executive Women in Healthcare, American Health Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association.
Ms. Long discloses that he/she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.