HIPAA and Health IT – What You Need to Know as a Business Associate

MessageThis Webinar is over
Date Jul 18, 2018
Time 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Cost 10199.2
Online
This training program will highlight the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules and analyze the consequences of being a business associate. It will also examine what a HIPAA compliance program and a HIPAA risk management plan entail.
As defined by the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a business associate can be any organization or person working in association with or providing services to a covered entity that handles or discloses Protected Health Information (PHI) or Personal Health Records (PHR). With certain exceptions, a person or entity that creates, receives, maintains, or transmits PHI for a function or activity regulated by the HIPAA Privacy Rule for a covered entity is a business associate.

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
  • Vendor of Personal Health Records
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • General Counsel/lawyer
  • Office Manager
  • Third party administrators that assist health plans with claims processing
  • CPA firms whose accounting services to a healthcare provider involve access to protected health information
  • Pharmacy benefits managers that manages a health plan’s pharmacist network
  • Consultants that perform utilization reviews for hospitals

 


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