Online Compliance Training: HIPAA and Business Associates

Online Compliance Training: HIPAA and Business Associates
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Overview: We will be discussing some of the changes taking place in Washington with the Health and Human Services in regards to the enforcement of the HIPAA laws already on the books. I will go over some of the new changes affecting business associates. I will also be discussing factors might cause an unwanted visit or letter from the Office of Civil Rights and how to prepare for the audit and deal with the Feds. In addition I will cover the risk factors business associates now have under the new laws as it relates to patients ability to sue for wrongful disclosure and also the requirement for business associates to conduct their own risk assessments and have policies in place (Covered Entities are now required to request this from BA's) Why should you attend: What are the risk factors for business associates? HIPAA NOW HAS TEETH! Be prepared! Protect your business! What factors might spurn a HIPAA audit? …are you doing these things? Why are the Feds enforcing after all these years? Areas Covered in the Session: Omnibus Rule What to look out for as a business associate Responsibility of business associates Why is the Fed enforcing so strictly now Risk Assessment - Importance What are factors that can get you audited Who Will Benefit: Practice Managers MD's and other Medical Professionals Billing Companies Transcription Companies IT Companies Answering Services Home Health Coders Attorneys Any Business Associates who work with Medical Practices or Hospitals Brian L Tuttle, CPHIT, CHP, CBRA, Net+, A+, CCNA, MCP is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA) with over 15 years’ experience in Health IT and Compliance Consulting. Mr. Tuttle has worked all of those 15 years with MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions and is now Senior Compliance Consultant and IT Manager with InGauge Healthcare Solutions (previously named MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions). Almost all of Brian’s clients are earned by referral with little or no advertising. Brian is well known and highly regarded in medical circles throughout the United States . MentorHealth Roger Steven contact no: 800-385-1607 fax no: 302-288-6884 Event Link:

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