Abby E. Bonjean
As a former investigator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Abby Bonjean understands the steps that covered entities and business associates need to take to respond to an OCR investigation or audit. Abby applies her experience in helping organizations implement measures to avoid breaches and other HIPAA compliance issues, while achieving their business objectives. She has experience drafting privacy, security and online privacy policies to comply with federal and state privacy laws and advising clients on domestic and international data privacy and security compliance. While at OCR, Abby concentrated on investigating large breaches, evaluating organizations’ responses to breach incidents, and their overall HIPAA compliance, as well as providing technical assistance to help entities come into compliance. Abby also served as the lead investigator for several high profile investigations, including one of OCR’s largest settlements to date.