Patient Rights, Medical Records and HIPAA – What You Need to Know as a Healthcare Provider

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  • Scheduled On : March 11 2019 1:00 pm
  • Duration : 90 Minutes

Being in compliance with HIPAA involves not only ensuring you provide the appropriate patient rights and controls on your uses and disclosures of protected health information, but you also have the proper policies and procedures in place. If audited or the subject of a compliance review you will be required to show the government you have all the necessary documentation in place for safeguarding patient Protected Health Information and indicate how you addressed all required privacy safeguards.

Why You Should Attend:

With a substantial increase HIPAA data breaches and increased government enforcement, organizations must understand patient’s rights for access to their health records under the HIPAA Privacy Rule. Attendees will leave the course clearly understanding of all the requirements that must be in place for meeting this rule for the protection of personal health information their organizations maintain, create, transmit, or store. After completing this course, a healthcare provider will have a clear understanding for what needs to be place when it comes to meeting these HIPAA requirements for medical records.

Areas Covered in the Session :

  • Why was HIPAA created?
  • Who Must Comply with HIPAA Requirements?
  • What is the HIPAA Privacy Rule?
  • What is Protected Health Information
  • What are Permitted and Authorized Disclosures?
  • What are Rights do Patients have under HIPAA?
  • What is a HIPAA data breach and what happens if it occurs?
  • What are the penalties and fines for non-compliance and how to avoid them?
Who Should Attend:

  • 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

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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 previously served as the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In that role, Mr. Hodes was responsible for more than 200 special agents and professional support staff charged with conducting complex healthcare fraud investigations and law enforcement efforts. He also managed the headquarters’ divisional operations, including the Special Investigations Branch.

Mr. Hodes has been the keynote speaker and provided presentations regarding HIPAA compliance and patient privacy to many professional healthcare organizations including the Health Care Compliance Association, the Maryland Medical Group Management Association, the Baltimore City (MD) Medical Society, the New Jersey Aging Life Care Association, and the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He has published over 45 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 three times by Renal & Urology News, provided comments to 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, Health Technology Forum- Washington, DC, and the Health and Medical Technology Innovation Round table at George Mason University. 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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