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HIPAA Compliance: What Every Hospice & Home Care Provider Needs to Know About Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) & Paper-Based Medical Records

Thursday, October 19, 2017

9:00 am – 10:30 am HST
11:00 am – 12:30 pm AKT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MT
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET

As covered entities under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), hospices and home care providers are required to manage patients’ electronic protected health information (ePHI) and paper-based medical records in compliance with HIPAA privacy and security rules. Noncompliance can lead to seven-figure fines, negative publicity, unhappy patients, and damaged reputations.  Are you confident your organization is lawfully managing electronic and traditional paper-based PHI?  Have you established policies and strategies to ensure compliance with HIPAA’s privacy and security rules?  Are your business associates, including physicians and subcontractors, in compliance?  Join us to learn about HIPAA risks, policies, and compliance management best practices.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • What does HIPAA Omnibus mean for hospices, home care providers, and business associates?
  • HIPAA risks, rules, and compliance
  • What is electronic protected health information (ePHI)?
  • What constitutes paper-based PHI?
  • What does HIPAA’s privacy rule demand for electronic and paper-based information?
  • Strategies for complying with HIPAA’s security rule governing ePHI
  • Recognizing and managing patients’ privacy rights under HIPAA
  • Responding to patients’ requests for access to PHI and best practices for securing ePHI
  • How social media and mobile devices maximize ePHI risks
  • Implementing strategic, best-practices-based policies governing PHI, privacy, and security
  • Supporting compliance with employee training
  • Responding lawfully to an ePHI security breach
  • Employing best-in-class technology solutions to safeguard electronic information and privacy
  • Real-life disaster stories of costly consequences of ePHI mismanagement and security breaches
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
    • Sample mobile device policy for healthcare providers
    • Seven steps for HIPAA compliance

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session is a must for compliance officers, lawyers, records managers, IT personnel, human resources staff, privacy officers, directors, administrators, and anyone responsible for managing PHI and HIPAA privacy, security, and compliance.

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