This presentation will assist all Covered Entities (Providers of Care), Business Associates (vendors that somehow manage a Provider of Care’s patient identifiable data) and business Associates Sub-contractors must all be concerned with what constitutes a breach and how to manage incidents that by their existence presume a breach has occurred. How to manage HIPAA violations and breach investigations is a complex and detailed process with large regulatory penalties that are always at stake. This presentation will examine these detailed processes and give guidance on how to perform them, including detailed descriptions of OCR’s Omnibus 4 factor Risk Analysis. Real world examples will be used to illustrate this process along with a real computer application that processes these types of breach investigations.
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. Breach is one of several focal areas that is key to plan strategies to reduce liabilities within your HIPAA compliance program. This program will directly assist you in investigating the inevitable incidents that arise which involve inappropriate access; use or disclosure of PHI Ands 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