HIPAA Now and Then

Duration: 90 Minutes
Instructor: Brian Tuttle
Webinar Id: 800436


One Attendee


This lesson will be addressing the radical changes that have occurred with HIPAA from its inception to the present, why the government is only now strictly enforcing the law, risk factors for you, and how to protect your practice or busines.

Why should you attend: Join me in a time machine as we go through the evolution of the health information portability and accountability act (HIPAA). What has changed? Where is it headed? Why has it taken so long for the government to finally enforce? How is this funded? Why you should be proactive… Obamacare and HIPAA.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • History
  • Updates for 2015
  • Fines
  • Funding
  • Business Associates
  • Breach Notification
  • Paperwork
  • Risk Factors

Who Will Benefit:
  • Practice Managers
  • MD's and other Medical Professionals
  • Billing Companies
  • Transcription Companies
  • IT Companies
  • Answering Services
  • Home Health
  • Coders
  • Attorneys
  • Any business associates who work with medical practices or hospitals

Speaker Profile
Brian L Tuttle, CPHIT, CHP, CBRA, Net+, A+, CCNA, MCP is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified HIPAA Administrator (CHA), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with over 18 years' experience in Health IT and Compliance Consulting.

With vast experience in health IT systems (i.e. practice management, EHR systems, imaging, transcription, medical messaging, etc.) as well as over 18 years experience in standard Health IT with multiple certifications and hands-on knowledge, Brian serves as compliance consultant and has conducted onsite and remote risk assessments for over 1000 medical practices, hospitals, health departments, insurance plans, and business associates throughout the United States.

In addition, Mr Tuttle has served in multiple litigated court cases serving as an expert witness offering input related to best practices and requirements for securing and providing patient access to protected health information. Mr. Tuttle has also worked directly with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) both in defending covered entities and business associates as well as being asked by the Federal government to audit covered entities and business associates on behalf of the OCR. Almost all of Brian's clients are earned by referral with little or no advertising.

Brian is well known and highly regarded in medical circles throughout the United States for his quality work and down home southern charm Mr Tuttle has a Master's Degree in Health Sciences from Georgia State University and works nationally out of Kennesaw, GA

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