The HIPAA Security Rule calls for all Covered Entities, Business Associates and their subcontractors, to be in compliance with provisions protecting all kinds of electronic protected health information, including the adoption of a complete set of information security policies and procedures.
HIPAA violations begin at $10,000 minimum and go up from there.
Entities that are partially in compliance and have not adopted the policies and procedures necessary for compliance will now have to pay new, increased penalties. Also with new auditing process being developed, HIPAA covered entities will be subject to reviews by the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights even if no one files a complaint.
Are you compliant?
Join HIPAA expert Sheldon-Dean, Jim for this 60 minutes conference and learn the proper way to secure protected health information, the necessary policies and procedures, as well as the proper documentation for your policies and procedures.
Here's what you will learn:
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Who should attend? Compliance Manager, Privacy Officer, HIPAA Officer, Chief Information Officer, Health Information Manager, Medical Office Manager, Medical Practice Lawyer, CFO, CEO, COO, Risk Manager.
- Melanie Witt, RN, MA
- Jugna Shah, MPH
- Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D.
- Wayne J. Miller, Esq.
- Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
- Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, AC
Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a Vermont-based consulting firm founded in 1982, providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to a wide variety of health care entities. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA, including speaking engagements at numerous regional and national healthcare association conferences and conventions and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Conference. Sheldon-Dean has more...
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