Total HIPAA Consultant Receives Insurance Industry’s Top Award

October 30, 2018
Raleigh, NC

Total HIPAA Consultant Receives Insurance Industry’s Top Award

David C. Smith, vice president of compliance for EbenConcepts, was honored in June 2018 at the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) with the Harold R. Gordon Memorial Award, the health insurance industry’s most significant honor. His knowledge of large employer and self-funded health benefits requirements enhances the HIPAA risk assessment, training, and compliance documentation available through Total HIPAA Compliance (  

David has directed the development of Total HIPAA content since 2003 and is the on-camera presenter for three of the five HIPAA Prime™ training packages: Agents and Brokers, Employers, and Business Associates. Both NAHU and the National Association of Investment and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) recommend the Total HIPAA solution for HIPAA compliance.

“We are fortunate to have learned how to assist agents, brokers, health insurance agents, and business associates from David C. Smith, the most knowledgeable HIPAA compliance expert in the health benefits industry,” commented Jan Hudak, President of Total HIPAA Compliance.  “David understands the market and graciously agreed to support our products,” Hudak added.

David has held multiple leadership positions in NAHU. He has been a board member and president of both the Triangle Association of Health Underwriters and the North Carolina Association of Health Underwriters. At the national level, David has been on the

By-laws Committee, Professional Development Committee, Governance Committee, and the Legislative Council. He has developed and delivered training for NAHU members on numerous topics.

Accolades from across the nation poured in after David was awarded the recognition for his contribution to the industry. Here is a sample:

David is so deserving of this award. He is an excellent leader, mentor, and speaker who has dedicated his career to educating others in this field.

David is both a great mentor and friend. He has helped me grow and develop professionally so that I can offer the best service possible to my clients.

He is an excellent example of what all NAHU members should strive to be. David has devoted his time, energy, and career to educating and training professionals in our field to do the best work possible.

About Total HIPAA Compliance

Total HIPAA Compliance offers online HIPAA compliance and training for five separate covered industries – health insurance agents/brokers, employer health plans, business associates with access to ePHI, medical and dental. Our staff has extensive regulatory, educational, professional management, IT expertise and ERISA experience that simplifies the compliance process while affordably keeping you up-to-date with HIPAA requirements. See more at:

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