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’s 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.
- J.D., Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, 2008
- B.A., Brigham Young University, English and Psychology, 2004
Bar & Court Admissions
- Utah State Bar
- U.S. District Court, District of Utah