Nita Garg

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Offices Columbus, Houston
Phone 614.464.8203
Fax 614.719.5203
Phone 713.588.7040
Fax 713.588.7059

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Nita is an associate in the Houston office and a member of the health care group. She focuses her practice on assisting clients with health care issues, including those related to fraud and abuse, HIPAA compliance and employment agreements. Nita also has experience in health care litigation. 

Nita also counsels clients on privacy matters related to HIPAA, FERPA, and GDPR. She assists clients on both the front end of privacy compliance, such as drafting policies and employee training, and on the back end with breach response. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and a frequent writer on developments in domestic and international privacy.

Nita has previously worked in the legal services department of a hospital and in the Civil Medicaid Fraud Unit at the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, giving her expansive knowledge of the inner functions of the health care industry which helps her understand her clients’ needs.

Her Notable Experience Includes:

Nita has authored numerous articles and given several presentations on a wide variety of privacy and health care law topics including: privacy compliance (HIPAA, FERPA and GDPR) and data breaches; the Affordable Care Act; health information exchanges and developments employers need to know; the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (Open Payments Program); and payment systems in the health care industry.

Nita serves as an adjunct professor for the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy and is a member of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section, the State Bar of Texas Health Law Section and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Nita received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law and her LL.M. in health law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She received a B.A. from the University of Texas.

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