CoVid19 and Telehealth: Clarification of OCR Expectations of HIPAA Regulations

Coy Murchison

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Overview:

The OCR announced it would lift penalties around telehealth use during the COVID-19 pandemic, its officials released clarifications around HIPAA compliance. The OCR notification of enforcement discretion applies to all HIPAA-covered healthcare providers that use telehealth services during this emergency. However, the notice explained that a health insurance company that pays for telehealth services is not covered by the enforcement discretion. Thus, payors may restrict certain platforms used for telehealth communication.

Learn best practices for protecting personal health information while using mobile devices for telehealth use. Learn to identify the best platforms to mitigate possible exposure of ePHI. Ensure your institution has a BAA with companies such as Google and Apple and Bing chat and communications platforms to ensure that you protect your patients’ health information while disseminating needed information timely.

Why should one attend this webinar?

Learn what platforms are considered the safest forms of communication to comply with OCR/HIPAA regulations. Implements BAAs with companies that your clinicians and providers may be used for text messaging, face time and other mobile device platforms.

Areas Covered in the session?

  • HIPAA compliance during CoVid19 emergency
  • Requesting Business Associates Agreements with internet and mobile device providers
  • Best practices for telehealth use
  • Understanding the provider's role during this crisis under HIPAA as it relates to providers who are not receiving the same laxed standards pursuant to the OCR.

Who will benefit from this webinar:

All HDOs, payors and providers and clinicians treating patients under CoVid19 emergency:

  • HIPAA Officers
  • Healthcare compliance personnel
  • Healthcare providers
  • Hospital administrators
  • Clinicians 
  • Dentist
  • Insurance administrators
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Speaker: Coy Murchison, Founder of reMergents Solutions

Coy Murchison is the founder of reMergents Solutions, a consulting company that assists home health companies maintain compliance, and is the owner of InTouch Health Services, a company that provides nursing and therapy services for medically fragile children and ventilator-dependent patients. Ms. Murchison has provided training and education in compliance for over 13 years, and she is certified in health information technology with a specialization in meaningful use technology implementation.

She is regarded an expert in dealing with payors, relative to maintaining reimbursement for home-bound patients. She has been able to ensure nursing care for home-bound patients when payors attempted to terminate services.

Ms. Murchison has worked with healthcare providers to determine best practices for their unique business. As a consultant, she specializes in finding solutions that are easy to implement and trains all levels of company personnel. She has successfully helped many companies navigate HIPAA compliance and better understand the expectations of the HITECH Act. She serves in several national organizations, and believes it is critical to continue to broaden her knowledge base as she continues to learn and grow in the industry.


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