HIPAA Compliance for Smaller Health Care Providers

Duration: 90 Minutes
Instructor: Paul R. Hales
Webinar Id: 800177


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HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules mandate compliance by Health Care Providers of all sizes - from one physician, dentist, optometrist, or licensed clinical social worker to the largest medical center.

This webinar focuses directly on the small provider, explains HIPAA clearly and covers practical ways to meet the tough new HIPAA rules. It explains a logical, sequential method to comply with the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule, work with Business Associates, prevent or manage breaches of Unsecured Protected Health Information and be fully prepared for an HHS audit.

Why should you attend: Some argue HIPAA isn't fair for small health care providers. Its complex regulations apply to a small provider just like they do to a mega-organization with a big budget and staff, And small providers have the same risks - government audits and big fines for non-compliance.

Attend this webinar to learn about practical, affordable HIPAA solutions for small health care providers to minimize your risks and survive an HHS audit with flying colors.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • HIPAA for small health care providers - from A-Z
  • HIPAA Privacy Rule, Security Rule and Breach Notification Policies and Procedures
  • HIPAA Risk Analysis
  • HIPAA Audits

Who Will Benefit:
  • Practice Managers, Compliance Officers, Principals, CEOs
  • Healthcare Privacy and Security Officials
  • Small Healthcare Practice Managers
  • IT managers and Privacy and Security Officials of Healthcare Business Associates

Educational Objectives(S)
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss practical, affordable HIPAA solutions for small healthcare providers to minimize your risks and survive an HHS audit.

CME Credit Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of CFMC and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CFMC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals Credit Statement
This educational activity has been planned and implemented following the administrative and educational design criteria required for certification of health care professions continuing education credits. Registrants attending this activity may submit their certificate along with a copy of the course content to their professional organizations or state licensing agencies for recognition for 1.5 hours.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth that the faculty discloses real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity. All members of the faculty and planning team have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations.

Obtaining Certificate of Credit

Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) hosts an online activity evaluation system, certificate and outcomes measurement process. Following the activity, you must link to CFMC's online site (link below) to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate of credit. Once the evaluation form is complete and submitted, you will be automatically sent a copy of your certificate via email. Please note, participants must attend the entire activity to receive all types of credit. Continuing Education evaluation and request for certificates will be accepted up to 60 days post activity date. CFMC will keep a record of attendance on file for 6 years.

Speaker Profile
Paul R. Hales, J.D. is widely recognized for his expert knowledge and ability to explain the HIPAA Rules clearly in plain language. Paul is an attorney licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and a graduate of Columbia University Law School with an international practice in HIPAA privacy and security. He is the author of all content in The HIPAA E-Tool®, an Internet-based, complete HIPAA compliance solution with separate editions for Covered Entities, Business Associates, Health Plans and Third Party Administrators.

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