Covered entities that use electronic health records (EHRs) will need to meet new access and disclosure rules and all kinds of business associates will need to establish compliance programs.
The regulations include new requirements for audits by the US Department of Health and Human Services and mandatory penalties in the event of willful neglect of the regulations.
Make sure you're in the know. Join EHR and HIPAA expert Jim Sheldon-Dean for this 60-minute look at what policies need to be changed and how to change them. Jim will discuss how disclosures must be tracked in an EHR, and review the various ways patient records can be supplied electronically. Jim will also show you what policies and evidence you need to produce if the HHS Office of Civil Rights audits you.
PLUS: Jim will explain what a Business Associate needs to do differently under the new regulations, including providing a policy framework for information security.
Here's what you'll learn:
Jim Sheldon-Dean is a healthcare compliance and HIPAA expert in the areas of privacy and security regulatory compliance and business process analysis. He 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 healthcare entities. Jim is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA...
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