3-Hour Virtual Seminar on HIPAA Security and Breach Rule Compliance- Understanding Risk Analysis, Policies and Procedures and Managing Incidents

September 16, 2020 - CA US



Overview: This seminar is designed to provide intensive training in HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rule compliance designed for both the seasoned HIPAA professional as well as the individual newly appointed to the position of HIPAA Security Officer. The session begins with a detailed examination of HIPAA Security Rule and Breach Notification requirements, including what you need to do to protect information and what you have to do if you don't. The discussion includes consideration of telemedicine, video tools, and Business Associate relationships, and the relaxation of enforcement relating to the adoption of video technologies during the emergency. The session concludes with a discussion of the essential activities of performing risk analysis, mitigating risk issues, documenting policies, procedures, and activities, training staff and managers in the issues and policies they need to know about, and examining compliance readiness through drills and self-audits, all as part of a 10-step plan for reviewing and maintaining HIPAA compliance. Topics include: What's in the Security and Breach Notification regulations and what has changed? What are the new threats to the security of Protected Health Information? What are the HIPAA Security Safeguards and how do they work, particularly in emergencies when rules are relaxed? Where do Risk Analysis and Risk Assessment fit into the process, and what do they look like? What needs to be addressed for compliance by covered entities and business associates? What are the most important security issues? How does enforcement relate to the Security and Breach Notification Rules, and how might it be suspended during an emergency? Are HIPAA Audits continuing and how do we prepare for them? What needs to be done to be able to demonstrate your HIPAA compliance? What can happen when compliance is not adequate? Numerous references and sample documents will be provided Why you should Attend: This Seminar is designed for the HIPAA expert and HIPAA newbie alike who wishes to stay up with changes to HIPAA and related regulations in personal information privacy and security, as well as understand the regulatory issues most frequently encountered in day-to-day operation of health care entities, as well as during emergencies. Objectives include learning related to a variety of topics, including: Understand the structure of the HIPAA Regulations and how they work together Learn about the overall processes and objectives of the Security Rule, and how to interpret the rules Understand how to use Risk Analysis to make compliance decisions in the face of new threats Learn about using Risk Assessment and Risk Analysis to help discover and prioritize mitigation of risks Know what safeguards must be considered to provide security for health information Understand what makes a good information security policy Know how to respond to breaches and violations of Privacy and Security rules Learn how breaches occur and what steps can be taken to best avoid them Work through practical examples of risk analysis and breach analysis Learn how to deal with the modern portable technologies and communication methods Learn about how the HIPAA rules support the appropriate use of new technologies involving texting and telemedicine Find out about how rules may be relaxed in response to emergency circumstances, but must be observed otherwise Understand how to use policies, documentation, training, and drills to prepare for audits and incidents, and achieve good compliance

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