HIPAA has undergone rule changes and increased enforcement but many parties that utilize PHI (protected health Information), including but not limited to physicians, insurance companies, ambulatory health facilities, business associates are unaware of and not in compliance with the changing HIPAA privacy and security rules. The rules are complex, but there are major areas that should be focused upon in order to most easily become and stay compliant. The Office for Civil Rights constantly updates and adds rules making keeping up with compliance difficult, this presentation helps you keep abreast of the changing regulatory environment of privacy and security.
HIPAA and other forms of privacy and security investigations, enforcement and audits are at an all-time high. Being proactive with privacy and security compliance will reduce risks of penalties, lawsuits and other unwanted effects from violations. This presentation thoroughly defines areas of risk for privacy, security and breach and offers recommendations for how to best address them in order to reduce the liabilities. Breach is one of several focal areas within this presentation as it is key to plan strategies to reduce liabilities in this area. This presentation is delivered in a manner that is understandable by all parties that work to maintain HIPAA and other forms of privacy and security compliance.
Areas to be Covered:
Increasing Risks for Privacy and Security Non-compliance
New and Updated Rules Being Added
OCR Audits Findings and Plan
Common HIPAA Gaps & Actions to Reduce Risks
Actions to Reduce Liabilities & Risks
Investigation of Breaches and Automation of HIPAA Compliance Operations
Who will Benefit:
Healthcare Privacy Officer
Healthcare Security Officer
Medical Records / Health Information Mangement Team
Radiology Diagnostic Imaging and lab Department Managers
All other healthcare parties that need to be updated on HIPAA, privacy and security