This session will educate the attendees on the latest trends and requirements for HIPAA privacy and compliance. Since the new Omnibus Privacy rule has been issued, the content will include these rules and the changes from previous versions. Compliance from the OCR audit protocol perspective will also be presented. Due to increased enforcement privacy and security compliance is constantly evolving. Which rules are getting the most attention and OCR’s focus will be examined in detail.
Why Should You Attend: The new Omnibus Privacy Final Rules made substantial changes in the requirement for Privacy compliance. Every Covered Entity(provider of care, healthcare payers, health plans and clearinghouses), Business Associates and Sub-contractors must be prepared to follow these new rules. Policies, Business Associate Agreements and Notices of Privacy Practices all must be changed, therefore time is of the essence to get your compliance plan and materials up to date. This seminar will provide details about the changes that will impact your compliance plans, policies and other documents.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Who Will Benefit:
- Overview of the most important HIPAA privacy rules, with a focus upon Omnibus changes.
- How OCR audit protocols are impacting the HIPAA compliance community and how to document your compliance activities to successfully navigate these audits.
- New or privacy rules that are on the horizon.
- Examination of HIPAA breach, restriction, disclosures with patient authorizations, business associates, notice of privacy practices, workforce education requirements, among other pertinent topics.
- Privacy Officers
- Physician Practice Administrators
- HIM (Medical Record) Managers and staff
- physicians interested in HIPAA
- Any company doing business with a provider of care, including Business Associates and Sub-contractors
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
CME Credit Statement
- Discuss latest trends and requirements for HIPAA privacy and compliance.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals Credit Statement
This educational activity has been planned and implemented following the administrative and educational design criteria required for certification of health care professions continuing education credits. Registrants attending this activity may submit their certificate along with a copy of the course content to their professional organizations or state licensing agencies for recognition for 1 hour.
It is the policy of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth that the faculty discloses real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity.
All members of the faculty and planning team have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations.
Obtaining Certificate of Credit
Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) hosts an online activity evaluation system, certificate and outcomes measurement process. Following the activity, you must link to CFMC's online site (link below) to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate of credit. Once the evaluation form is complete and submitted, you will be automatically sent a copy of your certificate via email. Please note, participants must attend the entire activity to receive all types of credit. Continuing Education evaluation and request for certificates will be accepted up to 60 days post activity date. CFMC will keep a record of attendance on file for 6 years.