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Christopher W. Droubay

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Christopher Droubay's practice covers a variety of civil litigation matters including cyber security issues, insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, employment issues and regulatory compliance. A main focus of Chris' practice is Health Law. He represents and counsels clients on a number of complex statutory and regulatory issues, including: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicaid & Medicare issues, the Affordable Care Act, Antikickback and Stark Laws, and Credentialing issues.

Chris has represented numerous employers in understanding and establishing policies related to the employer mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act. He carries a unique emphasis in counseling clients on data breach issues involving both HIPAA and HITECH. With the increased number of reported breaches, and variety of "loss" types of all sizes, individuals and companies are placed at risk every day. This rapidly growing threat involves "thefts" of all kinds, from laptops, desktop computers, paper records and network servers.  Chris has successfully represented numerous clients in actions involving negligent credentialing allegations and considerations. He represents clients, large and small, in developing HIPAA compliant policies and procedures and defending clients under investigation for HIPAA complaints. Chris has also counseled clients regarding Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues and helped clients navigate the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. Chris has extensive experience defending medical providers of all sizes in both regulatory and malpractice matters.

Presentations & Publications

  • Speaker, Damages Caps, Utah Tort and Insurance Seminar, November 2017
  • Speaker, Cyber Security & Healthcare, Utah Business Healthcare Solutions Summit, September 2017
  • Speaker, Cyber Security - What are the threats and how can healthcare systems protect sensitive data?, Utah Business Healthcare Solutions Summit, September 2016
  • Speaker, Cyber Security: Emerging Risks and Trends, Utah Valley University Business & Economic Forum, May 2016
  • Speaker, Navigating the Legal Landscape: Recent Developments & Five Tips for Businesses, Lunch & Learn with The Buckner Company and Nexus IT Consultants, March 2016
  • Speaker, Issues That Blow Up a Settlement, Utah Tort and Insurance Seminar, October 2015
  • Speaker, Cyber Law:  Emerging Risks & Trends, Utah Cyber Security Summit, September 2015
  • Speaker, Securing Healthcare Data, Data Security Conference, February 2014

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Utah Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Honors / Awards / Unique Recognition

Unique Recognition - Education

  • Law School:  Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, 2008
    Moot Court Board of Advocates, President
    Moot Court National Team
    Academic Scholarship Recipient
    Legal Research and Writing, Teaching Assistant

Personal

Outside of the office, Chris enjoys cooking, reading, tennis, skiing and traveling with his wife and three young daughters.