Leidos is seeking a HIPAA Analyst Paralegal to join our Washington, D.C. team. The ideal candidate will follow established guidelines in the resolution of complaints alleging violations of the Privacy and Security Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Assists in resolving complaints alleging violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) including access, health information privacy, and security complaints
Analyzes information provided and allegations raised by complainants concerning U.S. HIPAA statutes. Assist in the receipt and evaluation of new complaints
Evaluation, triage, and prioritization incoming cases, ascertain and assess initial facts in order to continue service in the best possible manner
Perform detailed analysis of case intake data including following-up in cases of incomplete data to assemble required details to finalize the intake process
Resolves complaints recommended for administrative, non-investigative closure using prewritten templates and established case resolution guidelines.
Follow OCR Case Resolution Manual (CRM) and other policies to complete case intake actions adhering to civil rights and privacy statutes and policies
Conducts administrative work associated with the disposition of health information privacy and security complaints including preparing and mailing closure letters.
Process Civil Rights and Privacy complaints by responding to correspondence and phone calls
Support HQ and/or Regional staff in conducting investigations
Perform other tasks in support of OCR’s complaint resolution process
Bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate, or equivalent experience.
Familiarity with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Excellent document review and analytical capabilities;
Experience managing a busy caseload;
Ability to absorb substantial subject matter, think independently, and apply law to fact;
Ability to offer measured responses to the general public;
Ability to work effectively in a busy environment;
Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiarity with a variety of computer applications including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and scanning;
Ability to work independently and within a team;
Knowledge and experience with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1966 (HIPAA)
Experience working in a law firm and/or government environment;
Strong interest in civil rights and/or health information privacy and security;
Customer service background;
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:SCA Paralegal
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.