Biography

Allen Killworth has a practice focusing on regulatory issues affecting hospitals and health care facilities. He works with health care providers on a variety of survey, certification, and licensure issues, including preparing for and responding to surveys, drafting plans of correction, and appealing adverse determinations. Additionally, Allen assists providers with a wide range of HIPAA privacy and security issues, including full and focused audits, breach investigations, assistance with OCR compliance investigations, policy drafting and implementation, and workforce training.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Member, Board of Directors, Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys, 2007-present; President, 2014-2015
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "Using HIPAA Self-Audits as a Compliance Tool,” NIST/OCR Safeguarding Health Information – Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference, Washington, D.C., September 2017
  • Speaker, "HIPAA Hot Topics, Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Speaker, "Cybersecurity: Addressing Threats and Managing HIPAA Issues," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Speaker, “Cardiac Cath Surveys,” Ohio Hospital Association, January 22, 2016
  • Speaker, "HIPAA and Meaningful Use in Health Care Transactions," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 8, 2015
  • Speaker, "HIPAA Hot Topics," HCCA Upper North Central Regional Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio, May 9, 2014
  • Speaker, “HIPAA and Mobile Devices,” Ohio Association Medical Staff Services (OAMSS) Spring Conference, Columbus, Ohio, May 1, 2014
  • Speaker, “ODH Maternity Survey and Appeals Process," Ohio Hospital Association Maternal-Child Care Excellence Conference, Powell, Ohio, April 23, 2014
  • Speaker, "HIPAA in Health Care Transactions," American Health Lawyers Association, Current HIT Challenges Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 28, 2014
  • Speaker, "Review of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule (and a Look at What's Next...)," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 2013
  • Speaker, "Update on the HIPAA Omnibus Rule," Health Ethics Trust, Columbus, Ohio, August 6, 2013
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Admitted, State of Ohio; State of Minnesota
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation, 2004
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law), 2012–2018
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Health Care), 2013–2016
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Health Care with a Band 3 ranking, 2016–2017; Up and Coming ranking, 2014–2015
  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers (Health Care), 2006–2007, 2009, 2011–2012
Education
  • The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., 1997)
  • Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1994)
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