HIPAA Security Overview

Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Kelly McLendon
Webinar Id: 800161


One Attendee


This session will educate the attendees on the latest trends and requirements for HIPAA security and compliance. Since the new Omnibus Privacy rule has been issued, the content will include these rules and the changes from previous versions. Security rule compliance from the OCR audit protocol perspective will also be presented. Due to increased enforcement privacy and security compliance is constantly evolving. Which rules are getting the most attention and OCR’s focus will be examined in detail.

Why Should You Attend: The new Omnibus Privacy Final Rules and Meaningful Use have substantially strengthened the requirements for Security compliance for everyone to whom the rules apply, including covered entities (provider of care, healthcare payers, health plans and clearinghouses), business associates and sub-contractors. Policies, Business Associate Agreements and Notices of Privacy Practices all must be updated to meet these requirements, With the advent of meaningful use incentives, which require security compliance has become even more crucial. This seminar will provide details about the rules that impact your compliance plans, policies and other documents.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Overview of the most important HIPAA security rules, their documentation and enforcement.
  • How OCR audit protocols are impacting the HIPAA compliance community and how to document your compliance activities to successfully navigate these audits.
  • Security rules and meaningful use requirements, including security risk assessments.
  • Examination of physical, technical, administrative, security rule requirements.
  • Workforce education and training requirements.

Who Will Benefit:
  • Privacy and Security Officers
  • Physician Practice Administrators
  • HIM (Medical Record) Managers and staff
  • physicians interested in HIPAA
  • Any company doing business with a provider of care, including Business Associates and Sub-contractors

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 Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 hour.

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
Kelly McLendon RHIA, CHPS (credentialed in medical records management and healthcare privacy and security) has been involved in HIM since the beginning and his 36-year career spans nearly the entire realm of HIM. His expert knowledge comes from working on many sides of HIM, including management, vendor and consultant roles. Throughout his career, he has worked with both AHIMA and FHIMA (Florida) in various positions ranging from FHIMA Director to the Chair of numerous committees and workgroups. These include serving as an expert for AHIMA on Legal Health Records, Meaningful Use and the Privacy and Security Practice Council. Kelly’s accolades include a Triumph Visionary award and two Literary Awards from AHIMA, the Distinguished Member and Literary Awards for FHIMA.

Kelly is a nationally sought after speaker, performing dozens of engagements annually on a wide range of subjects including privacy, security, legal health records, meaningful use, CDI and the ICD-10 coding transition.

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