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Five HIPAA Critical Compliance Strategies for Your Medical Practice

Five HIPAA Critical Compliance Strategies for Your Medical Practice



It seems not a day goes by without a news item about a medical practice or hospital having to pay millions and notify its numerous patients about public exposure of protected health information (PHI).  And — hopefully — not a day goes by that you hope not to be in a similar situation.

With changes to the HIPAA Omnibus Rule taking effect last year, the directive for medical practices to ensure the privacy of their patient data is coming under greater scrutiny by HHS' Office of Civil Rights.

In this live webinar, recorded on March 18, 2014, healthcare attorneys Ericka L. Adler and Rachel V. Rose explain the revised HIPAA guidelines and offer five key ways to keep your medical practice compliant with data security policies. They also address a series of attendee questions on faxing patient information, use of practice-provided cellphones, and other inquiries.

You can also access the slide presentation from this webinar here.

This webinar is sponsored by Acentec's HIPAA Security Suite. HIPAA Security Suite saves you time and money with professional results and meaningful use-approved HIPAA compliance. Acentec brings practices into compliance for less cost, less time, and less hassle than you can do it yourself. Professional compliance guaranteed or your money back.

 

About our speakers:

Ericka L. Adler, JD, LLM, is a partner at the firm of Kamensky Rubinstein Hochman & Delott, LLP. Her primary practice focus is in the areas of regulatory and transactional healthcare law. Adler advises physicians and other providers regarding day-to-day practice management, physician contract matters, compliance, and other business issues.

 

 

 

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, is a Houston-based attorney advising on federal and state compliance and areas of liability associated with a variety of healthcare legal and regulatory issues including: HIPAA, the HITECH Act, the False Claims Act, Medicare issues, women’s health, as well as corporate and security regulations.

For more:

HIPAA: Top Tech Missteps

HIPAA Risk Management: Assessing Medical Practice Vendors

Privacy Rights vs. Public Safety Concerns: HHS Proposes HIPAA Change

When Measures to Protect PHI Jeopardize Patient Care

 
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