HIPAA 2018 - Understanding Compliance Program Requirements 2018

Added by on 2018-01-04

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2018-02-05
Last Date Last Day: 2018-02-06
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2018-02-04

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Event manager
Email Email: [email protected]
Address Address: Courtyard Seattle Sea-Tac Area, Seattle, WA, United States
Phone Tel: 800-447-9407
Phone Fax: 302-288-6884

Conference Description:

Being in compliance with HIPAA in 2018 involves not only ensuring you provide the appropriate patient rights and controls on your uses and disclosures of protected health information, but you also have the proper policies and procedures in place. If audited or the subject of a breach investigation you will be required to show the government you have all the necessary documentation in place for safeguarding patient Protected Health Information and indicate how you addressed all required security safeguards. This starts with the fundamentals of a HIPAA compliance program.

If your healthcare practice, business, or organization needs to understand how to put HIPAA compliance program in place or make sure the current program is adequate and can withstand government scrutiny, please join us for this informative and interactive 2 day training course.

Why you should attend:
With a new year upon us, is your organization keeping up with the HIPAA requirements mandated by the Code of Federal Regulations? Many organizations still need to fully understand the requirements of a compliance program.

Why? In 2016, there was a trend towards higher settlements payments. There were 7 settlements over $1 million including $5.5 million, $3.9 million, and $2.75 million and 12 overall resolutions settlements. In 2017, there was continued HIPAA enforcement with a number of new settlements announced and the trend will continue.

Roger Severino, the Director of OCR, has said "enforcement is a key aspect of HIPAA" and organizations must embrace a "new posture of preventive security."

Attendees will leave the course clearly understanding of all the requirements for a comprehensive HIPAA compliance program and what steps need to be taken to mitigate risk. The seminar will include practical exercise to assist in knowing how to develop, review, and amend HIPAA policy and procedure. After completing this course, a Covered Entity or Business Associate will have a clear roadmap for what needs to be place when it comes to all of the HIPAA regulations.

Areas Covered in the Session:
Why was HIPAA created?
What is HITECH and the Omnibus Rule?
Who Must Comply with HIPAA Requirements?
What are the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules?
What is a HIPAA Compliance Program?
What is a HIPAA Risk Management Plan?
What is meant by "Required" and "Addressable" Implementation Specifications?
What are Administrative, Technical, and Physical Safeguards Requirements?
HIPAA policy and procedure practical exercise
What is a HIPAA Risk Assessment?
Risk Assessment practical exercise
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?
Creating a Culture of Compliance
Q&A
Who will benefit:
Compliance Officer
HIPAA Privacy Officer
HIPAA Security Officer
Medical/Dental Office Managers
Practice Managers
Information Systems Manager
Chief Information Officer
General Counsel/lawyer
Practice Management Consultants
Any Business Associates that accesses protected health information
IT Companies that support Medical/Dental practices or other healthcare organizations

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