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    HEALTHCARE TRAINING 2020 - 3-Hour Virtual Seminar on HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance-Understanding New Rules and Responsibilities of Privacy Officer

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    Deadline: August 21, 2020 | Date: August 21, 2020

    Venue/Country: Online event, U.S.A

    Updated: 2020-07-01 19:58:28 (GMT+9)

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    This session is designed to provide intensive training in HIPAA Privacy Rule compliance designed for both the seasoned HIPAA professional as well as the individual newly appointed to the position of HIPAA Privacy Officer.

    The session begins with overview of the HIPAA regulations and then continues with presentation of the specifics of the Privacy Rule, such as Individual Rights and Uses & Disclosures, and recent and expected changes to HIPAA and other rules such as 42 CFR Part 2 regarding Substance Use Disorder information, including the impacts of required changes in your practices to meet the rules.

    The discussion will include special considerations for circumstances such as the COVID-19 pandemic and sharing of information for public health purposes.

    Topics include:

    The foundations of HIPAA and how they relate to the issues of today

    Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification under HIPAA

    Changes in Rules, Technologies, and Practices that Impact HIPAA Compliance

    Patient Rights and Controls on Uses and Disclosures

    Managing Patient Communication Rights, Texting, and Telemedicine

    Considerations for Circumstances Such As Declared Emergencies

    New Guidance, Court Decisions, and Other Regulations Related to Personal Information

    Challenges with New Issues, such as Insecure Communications and Ransomware

    Interactions with the SAMHSA 42 CFR Part 2 regulations on Information Relating to Substance Use Disorders

    Security Breaches and Ways to Prevent and Respond To Them

    Numerous references and sample documents will be provided

    Why you should Attend: This Seminar is designed for the HIPAA expert and HIPAA newbie alike who wishes to stay up with changes to HIPAA and related regulations in personal information privacy and security, as well as understand the regulatory issues most frequently encountered in day-to-day operation of health care entities, as well as during emergencies.

    Objectives include learning related to a variety of topics, including:

    Understanding the variety of forms entities can take under HIPAA and how they relate to one another

    Learning about the roles of HIPAA Business Associates and obligations for their management

    Learning about patient rights, such as access and amendment of information, and how such rights are protected and enforced under HIPAA

    How uses and disclosures may take place in a wide variety of circumstances, including such hot topics as sharing information with the family and friends of a patient

    How the rules support emergency responses and how they may be applied in declared emergencies

    What is current enforcement and audit activity, including an emphasis on patient access of information

    Using new communications technologies such as texting and telemedicine according to the rules

    Learn about new and upcoming changes to Substance Use Disorder records confidentiality under 42 CFR Part 2

    Ensuring individuals have adequate access of their information under the rules

    The place of Information Security and incident management under the HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rules

    Processes to be used in managing security, mitigating risks, and handling incidents

    Proper methods of documentation and training to ensure compliance and help avoid penalties

    The use of internal audits and drills to improve compliance continuously and be prepared for incidents and enforcement investigations

    Areas Covered in the Session: Part one sets the stage with an overview of the HIPAA regulations and then continues with presentation of the specifics of the Privacy Rule and issues such as communications and responding to emergency circumstances, as well as recent and expected changes to HIPAA, including the impacts of required changes in your practices to meet the rules.

    Overview of HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Regulations

    Types of Entities

    Entity Relationships

    Business Associates, including Guidance on Compliance Liabilities

    Current Issues in HIPAA, including Responding to Emergencies

    HIPAA Privacy Rule and Patient Rights

    The Designated Record Set




    Communications, including Texting and Telemedicine

    HIPAA Privacy Rule and Uses and Disclosures of PHI

    Using Protected Health Information

    Disclosures to family and friends, including During Emergencies

    Disclosures to providers, care coordinators, etc.

    Disclosures to attorneys, the Attorney General’s office, etc., minors and guardian issues

    Day-to-day disclosures

    Training and Documentation Requirements

    Part two begins with a discussion of current top issues in HIPAA compliance and privacy, and a detailed examination of HIPAA Security Rule and Breach Notification requirements, including what you need to do to protect information and what you have to do if you don't.

    The day concludes with a session on the essential activities of documenting policies, procedures, and activities, training staff and managers in the issues and policies they need to know about, and examining compliance readiness through drills and self-audits, all as part of a 10-step plan for reviewing and maintaining HIPAA compliance.

    Current Hot Topics in HIPAA and Privacy

    Emergencies and HIPAA

    Enforcement and Audits, including When They May Be Suspended

    Coordination with 42 CFR Part 2 and Substance Use Disorder information

    Access of Information, including Rules on Data Blocking and Enforcement

    HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rule Principles

    How the Privacy, Security, and Breach Rules Work Together

    Security Safeguards and The Role of Risk Analysis

    Determining What Is a Breach and What Must Be Reported

    Incident Management and Breach Reporting

    Documentation, Training, Drills and Self-Audits

    The 10-Day HIPAA Compliance Plan

    How to Organize and Use Documentation to Your Advantage

    Training Methods and Compliance Improvement

    Conducting Drills in Incident Response

    Using the HIPAA Audit Protocol for Documentation

    Who Will Benefit:


    HIPAA Privacy Officers

    HIPAA Security Officers

    Information Security Officers

    Risk Managers

    Compliance Officers

    Privacy Officers

    Health Information Managers

    Information Technology Managers

    Information Systems Managers

    Medical Office Managers

    Chief Financial Officers

    Systems Managers

    Chief Information Officer

    Healthcare Counsel/lawyer

    Operations Directors

    Jim Sheldon Dean - MentorHealthSpeaker Profile

    Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a Vermont-based consulting firm founded in 1982, providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to a wide variety of health care entities.

    Sheldon-Dean serves on the HIMSS Information Systems Security Workgroup, has co-chaired the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Privacy and Security Workgroup, and is a recipient of the WEDI 2011 Award of Merit. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA and information privacy and security compliance issues at seminars and conferences, including speaking engagements at numerous regional and national healthcare association conferences and conventions and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Conference in Washington, D.C.

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