If your business needs to understand what it means to be a Business Associate and know what required safeguards, policies and procedures must be in place or make sure your current compliance program is adequate and can withstand government scrutiny, please join us for this informative and interactive session.
There is a lot of confusion about the role and requirements of being a Business Associate. Organizations must be prepared prior to entering into these contracts for services as a vendor and subcontractor.
Attendees will leave the course clearly understanding of all the requirements that must be in place for the Business Associate – Covered Entity arrangement. After completing this course, a Business Associate will have a clear understanding as to what needs to be place when it comes to all of the HIPAA regulations.
Areas Covered in the Session :
- Why was HIPAA created?
- Who Must Comply with HIPAA Requirements?
- What are the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules?
- What are the Consequences of being a Business Associate
- What is a HIPAA Compliance Program?
- What is a HIPAA Risk Management Plan?
- What is a HIPAA Risk Assessment?
- What is the Role of the HIPAA Security Official?
- What are HIPAA training requirements?
- What is a HIPAA data breach and what happens if it occurs?
- What are the penalties and fines for non-compliance and how to avoid them
- Case Examples of HIPAA Data Breaches
- Creating a Culture of Compliance
Who Will Benefit:
- HIPAA Privacy Officer
- HIPAA Security Officer
- Health Information Technology Vendors and Staff
- Third party administrators that assist health plans with claims processing
- CPA firms whose accounting services to a health care provider involve access to protected health information
- Pharmacy benefits managers that manages a health plan’s pharmacist network
- Consultants that performs utilization reviews for hospitals
- Vendor of Personal Health Records
- Information Systems Manager
- Chief Information Officer
- General Counsel/lawyer
- Office Manager