Reporting HIPAA Breaches – How to Protect Your Enterprise

A breach is, generally, an impermissible use or disclosure under the Privacy Rule that compromises the security or privacy of the protected health information. According to, failure to comply with HIPAA can also result in civil and criminal penalties. If a complaint describes an action that could be a violation of the criminal provision of HIPAA, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) may refer the complaint to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for investigation.

Administrative Simplification Regulations, face a fine of up to $50,000, as well as imprisonment of up to 1 year. Offenses committed under false pretenses allow penalties to increase into a $100,000 fine, with up to 5 years in prison.

Areas Covered in the Session :

  • Definition of “breach.”
  • Is your HIPAA breach reportable?
  • The three exceptions to the definition of “breach.”
  • Who can be held liable
  • Breach notification requirements by covered entities
  • Breach notification by a business associate
  • Four different categories and penalties
  • HIPAA violations and exclusions from Medicare
  • Review of HIPAA breach cases
  • How to report a HIPAA violation
  • Solutions for Safeguarding your HIPAA – “going forward.”
Who Should Attend:

  • Physicians
  • Medical Practice Employees
  • Hospital Staff
  • Compliance Officials
  • Medical Societies
  • Healthcare training organizations
  • Business Associates


Pamela Joslin

Pam Joslin, MM, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CEMA, CMCA-E/M, has more than 20 years of medical practice management, billing, and coding, reimbursement, compliance, and auditing experience.

She is an engaging presenter via webinar, classroom, and conference on various topics that may impact each step in the life of the revenue cycle of every practice.

She has managed in medical practices ranging from single to multi-specialty groups, including ASC. She is an advocate of process improvement and maximizing and empowering employees to bring about the “best practice” results for your organization.

She received her Masters in Management from the University of Phoenix. Pam maintains memberships in professional organizations to support her continuing cycle of learning in the ever-changing healthcare industry.

Pam is Owner and Operator of her own consulting business, Innovative Healthcare Consulting.

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