HIPAA Requirements for Safeguarding Protected Health Information

Jay Hodes

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This webinar will focus on what healthcare providers and business associates must do to mitigate risk to any protected health information (PHI) their organization maintains. Whether using electronic health records or paper charts, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services requires safeguards be in place no matter the size of your organization. Included in this webinar will be a section on patient rights under HIPAA and an organization's responsibility to ensure those rights are being followed. If your healthcare practice, business, or organization needs to understand the requirements for safeguarding protected health information maintained by your organization, please join us for this informative and interactive course.

Course Objective

Attendees will leave the course clearly understanding of all the requirements necessary for maintaining protected health information and what steps need to taken to mitigate risk. After completing this course, a Covered Entity or Business Associate will have a clear roadmap for what needs to be place when it comes to all of the HIPAA regulations.

Course Outline

This Course will cover the following topics:
  • What are the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules?
  • The entire HIPAA compliance process; from the start to ongoing requirements
  • What does a good HIPAA risk assessment need to cover?
  • Understanding how to remediate risk
  • Patient Rights and Your Responsibilities 
  • The role of a Business Associates
  • The role of IT support
  • What are the penalties and fines for non-compliance and how to avoid them?
  • What is a HIPAA data breach and what happens if it occurs?
  • Creating a Culture of Compliance
  • Questions

Target Audience

This 90-minute course will be of value all individuals tasked with the responsibility of maintaining protected health information for their organization.  The course will benefit the following stakeholders:
  • Compliance Officer
  • HIPAA Privacy Officer
  • HIPAA Security Officer
  • Medical/Dental Office Managers
  • Practice Managers
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • General Counsel/lawyer
  • Practice Management Consultants
  • Any Business Associates that accesses protected health information 
  • IT Companies that support Medical/Dental practices or other healthcare organizations
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Speaker: Jay Hodes,

Jay Hodes is a leading expert in HIPAA compliance and President of Colington Consulting. His company provides HIPAA consulting services for healthcare providers and business associates. Mr. Hodes has over 30 years of combined experience in risk assessments, site security evaluation, regulatory compliance, policy and procedures assessments, and Federal law enforcement management. He is the former Assistant Inspector General for Investigations at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Mr. Hodes has been the keynote speaker and provided presentations regarding HIPAA compliance and patient privacy to many professional healthcare organizations. He has published over 40 educational articles regarding HIPAA compliance, been featured in Part B News articles, the Report on Patient Privacy, provided a guest post in the Electronic Health Reporter, interviewed and provided comments to Hospital Access Management regarding HIPAA privacy issues resulting from the Orlando mass shooting incident, and interviewed twice by Renal & Urology News and the Virtru.com blog regarding HIPAA requirements and safeguards, and interviewed by PracticeSuite EMR as part of their Expert Interview Series.

Mr. Hodes is a member of the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance, Health Care Compliance Association, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, American Society for Industrial Security, the Practice Management Association of Northern Virginia, Health Technology Forum- Washington, DC, and the Health and Medical Technology Innovation Roundtable at George Mason University. Mr. Hodes is certified by the New Jersey Board of Dentistry and the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners to provide continuing education classes in HIPAA compliance.

In his free time, Mr. Hodes is a volunteer for Lab Rescue of the Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac and the non-profit organization, Outer Banks (NC) Sporting Events.

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