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HIPAA Breach Notification in 5 Steps for Covered Entities and Business Associates

HIPAA Breach Notification

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Health Care Practice and Business Associate Owners Compliance Official Chief Executive Officer Chief Operating Officer Chief Compliance Officer Chief Information Officer Chief Information Security Officer Risk Management Director HIPAA Compliance Officer HIPAA Privacy Officer HIPAA Security Officer Information Technology Supervisor General Counsel - Associate General Counsel Attorney Certified Public Accountant


Overview: This webinar explains the inter-connected Breach Notification Rule requirements of Covered Entities and Business Associates when a Business Associate or Subcontractor Business Associate suffers a Breach. And it covers the special, more restrictive compliance requirements when a Business Associate or Subcontractor is an Agent under the Federal Common Law of Agency - including how to avoid creating an Agency relationship by mistake.Why should you Attend: More than 170 million Americans have been affected by Breaches of Unsecured Protected Health Information (PHI) since 2009. A Ransomware attack that encrypts PHI is now presumed to be a HIPAA Breach by Federal regulators. HIPAA Breach Notification Content and Timeliness are 2 of the top Enforcement priorities of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the HIPAA enforcement arm of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. The question is not whether a Covered Entity or Business Associate will suffer a Breach. Unfortunately, it is when will you suffer your next (or first) Breach. You should attend this session to learn exactly what to do if your organization suspects it has suffered a Potential Breach or has been attacked by Ransomware. You will learn how to investigate, assess, determine and document whether you have suffered a Breach of Unsecured PHI that requires Breach Notifications, when and how to provide Breach Notification and the other things you must do when you have a Breach. There is a secret to HIPAA Compliance. The secret is the HIPAA Rules are easy to follow, step-by-step, when you know the steps. In this session you will learn and see the 5 steps of HIPAA Breach Notification Tule compliance explained clearly in plain language. Areas Covered in the Session: This webinar for HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates explains the 5 Steps of HIPAA Breach Notification Rule Compliance.They are:Potential Breach InvestigationHow to recognize a Potential BreachThe information you need to gather5 Key Questions that can confirm no Breach occurredthe Data-based Decision - Breach, No Breach or possible "Low Probability of Compromise" indicating a Breach Risk Assessment should be doneBreach Risk AssessmentHow to apply the factors that can demonstrate a "Low Probability of Compromise" to PHI meaning Breach Notifications are not requiredHow to conduct Breach Risk Assessment of a Ransomware Attack that can overcome the presumption that the Ransomware Attack was a Breach of Unsecured PHI requiring Breach NotificationDetermination and Documentation - what to do next based on the results of your Potential Breach Investigation or Breach Risk AssessmentNotificationsThe timing and content of Notifications that must be made in the case of a Breach of Unsecured PHINotification Procedures when 500 or more Individuals are affected by a single BreachNotification Procedures when 1 to 499 Individuals are affected by a single BreachOther Breach Notification Rule compliance requirementsMitigationProtection against further BreachesLaw Enforcement DelayState Breach Notification Rule RequirementsWho Will Benefit:Health Care Practice and Business Associate OwnersCompliance OfficialChief Executive OfficerChief Operating OfficerChief Compliance OfficerChief Information OfficerChief Information Security OfficerRisk Management DirectorHIPAA Compliance OfficerHIPAA Privacy OfficerHIPAA Security OfficerInformation Technology SupervisorGeneral Counsel - Associate General CounselAttorneyCertified Public AccountantSpeaker Profile Paul R. Hales received his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University Law School and is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is an expert on HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach notification and Enforcement Rules with a national HIPAA consulting practice based in St. Louis. Paul is the author of all content in The HIPAA E-Tool, an Internet-based, Software as a Service product for health care providers and business associates.Contact Info:Netzealous LLC -MentorHealthPhone No: 1-800-385-1607Fax: 302-288-6884 Email: support@mentorhealth.comWebsite: Sponsorship:




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