Casey Moriarty is a Member in the healthcare practice group. Casey represents hospitals, physicians, community health centers, and other healthcare providers. His practice focuses on advising clients on patient privacy issues, including compliance with HIPAA, the HITECH Act, and the Washington State Uniform Health Care Information Act. He has guided clients through the requirements of the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, including the heightened notice obligations for breaches involving more than 500 patients.
Casey also provides counsel to healthcare clients on state and federal fraud and abuse laws, including the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute. He has experience applying the exceptions and safe harbors of these laws to a variety of contracts and transactions, including professional services agreements, employment agreements, medical staff benefits, physician recruitment, donations of electronic health record technology, and leases for space and equipment.
His practice includes advising healthcare clients on legal issues related to business entity formation, including the formation of professional limited liability companies and professional service corporations, and compliance with the corporate practice of medicine doctrine.
He also assists educational institutions with regulatory and compliance issues related to student health centers and the privacy of student health information.
Casey has authored many articles on healthcare law topics and frequently speaks at seminars and conferences concerning healthcare law issues.
- Washington State Bar Association
- King County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys
- American Health Lawyers Association
- J.D., Seattle University School of Law, cum laude, Moot Court Board, executive officer
- B.A., Yale University, with honors, history
Professional and Community Activities
- Volunteer judge for legal writing students and mock trial competitors at Seattle University School of Law
- Class representative for O'Dea High School
- Large Data Breach Highlights Risks from Foreign Hackers
- Providing Telemedicine Services? Pay Attention To State Licensing Requirements
- Want to Make HIPAA More Interesting? Try Playing Web Games
- The Business Associate Agreement Battle – Understand the Key Issues
- Stolen Thumb Drive Proves Costly for Dermatology Practice
- OIG’s Report Highlights Enforcement Successes in 2014
- OIG Okays Provision of Free Services to Uninsured and Underinsured Patients
- Reducing the Risks of Third-Party Access to EHR Systems
- Want to Get Paid for Inpatient Admissions? Follow CMS Certification Requirements.
- Critical Access Hospital Reimbursement May Be In Trouble if CMS Changes Rules
- Private Payors Attempt to Apply 2% Sequester to Providers – CMS Says “No” (Mostly)
- OIG Launches New Online Submission Process for the Self-Disclosure Protocol
- Recent HIPAA Settlement Illustrates the Importance of Performing Risk Assessments
- The HITECH Act Final Rule’s GINA-Related Modifications to HIPAA
- Proposal Would Extend EHR Donation Rules
- The HITECH Act Final Rule’s Requirements for Using Health Information for Fundraising Purposes
- New Court of Appeals Decision Provides Guidance on Medicaid Spenddown Requirements
- OIG Approves Gift Card Program for Medicaid Patients