Developing HIPAA Policies and Procedures

Developing HIPAA Policies and Procedures

For anyone tasked with managing a HIPAA compliance program, it is critical to have the comprehensive policies and procedures in place.  Find out how to create policies and procedures or see if your current ones address all the required topics.

Attendees will leave the course clearly understanding of all the requirements for developing, maintaining, and modifying HIPAA policies and procedures.   After completing this course, those assigned this task will have a clear understanding for what needs to be place when it comes HIPAA policies and procedures.

Webinar Objectives

  • Why was HIPAA created?
  • 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?
  • What HIPAA Policy and Procedures need to be in Place?
  • How to Implement HIPAA Policies and Procedures
  • What are the penalties and fines for non-compliance and how to avoid them?

Webinar Highlights

  • Understand the requirements of the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules
  • Learn what requirements must be in place for a HIPAA Compliance Program
  • Understand what HIPAA policies and procedures need to be in place
  • Learn how to create, modify and edit HIPAA policy and procedure
  • Learn what HIPAA training requirements must be in place
  • Look at case examples of HIPAA breaches and learn how to avoid them

 

How To Become HIPAA Compliant

How To Become HIPAA Compliant

The Problem Addressed by this Webinar

HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates of all types and sizes are at serious risk of health information breaches caused by aggressive criminal attacks and their own lack of attention to protective safeguards required by HIPAA. Admittedly the HIPAA regulations are difficult to read. They are written in legalistic language and arranged in confusing order with frequent obscure and even inaccurate internal references. However, while the number of health information breaches grows rapidly, the number of private class action lawsuits based on those breaches is growing much faster. And government enforcement is also on the rise, in part to deal with medical identity theft, the fastest growing and most lucrative type of identity theft in America today.

The Secret to HIPAA Compliance

The HIPAA Rules are a blueprint to prevent health information breaches. And there is a secret to HIPAA compliance – HIPAA Rules are easy to follow step-by-step when you know the steps.

Key Points

HIPAA compliance is a well-defined process to systematically identify and address risks to the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI). This webinar will explain the steps that make up that process using plain language and engaging diagrams.

Areas Covered in this Webinar

  • What is HIPAA?
  • Who must comply with HIPAA?
  • What really is Protected Health Information (PHI) according to HIPAA?
  • What are the HIPAA Rules?
  • What are the steps to become HIPAA Compliant?
    • Responsibility & Delegation of Authority
    • Risk Analysis & Risk Management
    • Policies – Procedures – Training

Why You Should Attend This Webinar

This webinar demystifies HIPAA. It will give you a sound, basic framework to make your organization HIPAA compliant, protect the privacy and security of PHI you create, receive, maintain, and transmit – and reduce the risk of damage to your organization’s reputation, stability and financial well-being.

Who Will Benefit

Health Care Providers
Health Plans
Business Associates
Third Party Health Plan Administrators
Compliance Committee Members – Board of Directors
Executive Staff

  • Senior Management
  • Group Health Plan Administrators
  • HIPAA Compliance Officials – Privacy and Security Officers
  • Information Technology Managers
  • Practice and Office Managers
  • Patient Engagement Specialists
  • Risk Managers
  • Health Care Providers practicing as individuals or in small groups
  • Third Party Group Health Plan Administrators
  • Attorneys for Covered Entities – In-house and Outside Counsel

Venue: Recorded Webinar

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