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      3-Hour Virtual Seminar on Most Significant Risks under HIPAA in Fremont

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      February 20, 2019

      Wednesday   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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      Fremont, California 94539

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      3-Hour Virtual Seminar on Most Significant Risks under HIPAA


      This 3-hour webinar will be addressing how practice/business managers (or compliance offers) need to get their HIPAA house in order before the imminent audits occur.

      It will also address major changes under the Omnibus Rule and any other applicable updates for 2018. We will go into detail about the 5 biggest "gotcha's" related to compliance with this enigmatic law. I will also speak of multiple litigated cases I have been involved with involving HIPAA compliance (or lack thereof). Areas also covered will be texting, email, encryption, medical messaging, voice data and risk factors as they relate to IT.

      The primary goal is to ensure everyone is well educated on what is myth and what is reality with this law, there is so much misleading information regarding the do's and don'ts with HIPAA - I want to add clarity for compliance officers and what you guys need to do and how to best implement your HIPAA program based on over 18 years of personal experience working with Federal auditors, state auditors, and corporate auditors.

      We will go through multiple scenarios that are commonly faced by compliance officers and how to manage these situations.

      I will also speak to real life litigated cases I have worked where HIPAA is being used to justify state cases of negligence - THIS IS BECOMING A HUGE RISK! In addition, this course will cover the highest risk factors for being sued as well as being audited (these two items tend to go hand in hand)

      Why should you Attend: Join me in this 3 hour webinar where we will get into the nitty-gritty about the roles and responsibilities of a HIPAA Compliance Officer and the most common issues relating to HIPAA compliance (both from a practical stand-point as well as fines that have been allocated)

      Do you have an affective HIPAA compliance program? Do you know what needs to be done to satisfy the requirements?

      New laws, funding, and enforcement mean increased risk for both business associates and covered entities - 2017 was a record year for enforcement and fines - 2018 is no different and 2019 will certainly be worse.

      HIPAA Omnibus - Do you know what's involved and what you need to do?

      What does Omnibus mean for covered entities and business associates? Why should you be concerned? Court cases that are changing the landscape of HIPAA and patient's ability to sue! TRIAL ATTORNEYS ARE MORE DANGEROUS THAN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT!!

      It is important to understand the new changes going on at Health and Human Services as it relates to enforcement of HIPAA for both covered entities and business associates. You need to know how to avoid being low hanging fruit in terms of audit risk as well as being sued by individuals who have had their PHI wrongfully discloses due to bad IT or internal administrative practices.

      Areas Covered in the Session:

      Updates for 2019
      Requirements of Compliance Officers
      New definition of what constitutes protected health information
      Real life litigated cases
      Portable devices
      Business associates and the increased burden
      Emailing of PHI
      Texting of PHI
      Federal Audit Process
      HIPAA and suing - how this works
      Risk Assessment
      Best resources

      Who Will Benefit:
      Practice Managers
      Any Business Associates who work with Medical Practices or Hospitals (i.e. Billing Companies, Transcription Companies, IT Companies,Answering Services, Home Health, Coders, Attorneys, etc)
      MD's and Other Medical Professionals

      Speaker Profile
      Brian L Tuttle, CPHIT, CHP, CBRA, Net+, A+, CCNA, MCP is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified HIPAA Administrator (CHA), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with over 18 years' experience in Health IT and Compliance Consulting. With vast experience in health IT systems (i.e. practice management, EHR systems, imaging, transcription, medical messaging, etc.) as well as over 18 years’ experience in standard Health IT with multiple certifications and hands-on knowledge, Brian serves as compliance consultant and has conducted onsite and remote risk assessments for over 1000 medical practices, hospitals, health departments, insurance plans, and business associates throughout the United States.

      Contact Info:
      Netzealous LLC - MentorHealth
      Phone No: 1-800-385-1607
      Fax: 302-288-6884

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