Bill Dillon is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in the area of Health Care law. He is also certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in the area of corporate compliance (CHC) and the International Association of Privacy Professionals as an Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Section (CIPP/US). Bill focuses his practice on assisting health care providers and entities to adhere to the complex regulatory requirements of the health care sector. Additionally, he also advises on data privacy and security issues in both the health care and non-health care sectors.
For nearly two decades, Bill has represented Federally Qualified Health Centers (not for profit and public entity federal grantees) in providing services to Florida’s medically underserved populations. This representation has included assisting these entities in complying with federal and state grant requirements and other programs such as the 340B Drug Discount Program. In addition to his representation of Federally Qualified Health Centers, Bill has represented health care providers and entities in structuring compliant business relationships, as well as in providing counsel regarding business operations.
In the area of data privacy and security, Bill has been involved in the areas of HIPAA and HITECH. He previously served as an outside consultant to Florida’s Agency of Health Care Administration’s Privacy and Security Project, which was part of the larger Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration, funded by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. During his work on the project, Bill assisted industry stakeholders in analyzing Florida laws relating to the exchange of health care information. In an effort to assist in the elimination of barriers to health information exchange, Bill assisted in the drafting of the Florida Electronic Health Records Exchange Act, which was passed into law in 2009.
Although Bill represents health care providers and entities in administrative and regulatory matters, his primary focus is on helping providers and entities to steer clear of activities that could be considered non-compliant. He continuously strives to help clients achieve compliant operations so that they can dedicate their time and resources to providing health care