HIPAA - Demystifying the Omnibus Rules Required Notice of Patient Privacy Policy Distribution and Business Association Agreements

Date: Thursday June 6, 2019

10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Dr. Ty Talcott
Webinar Id: 801615


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In this webinar you will learn the purpose of an NPPP (Notice of Patient Privacy Policy) and understand the BAA Agreement. This webinar is a must for all practicing physicians and compliance officers.


The Omnibus rules were enacted in 2013 to update the HIPAA law.

Many of the areas that were causing risk of patient information breaches were addressed, and new law written, in such a way as to increase enforceability, the size of fines and the ability to regulate covered entities.

These rules went into effect January 2013 and covered entities were given until September 2013 to become compliant.

These are being strongly enforced and the government has little sympathy for a covered entity who has not complied as they feel all physician offices were given nine months to come into compliance six years ago!

These rules mandate specific actions be taken by physician offices and if those actions have not been taken, especially relative to the distribution of patient privacy policies and the institution of business associate agreements, the fines and penalties can be extraordinary!

Why should you Attend: This webinar is a must for all practicing physicians!

There are three things that must be done with your notice of patient privacy policy. If any one of those is missing in your procedures you could be subject to major fines, possibly willful neglect fines, that are a minimum of $50,000 up to $1.5 million.

Relative to business associate agreements the facts are very simple-if someone who has access to your information, you have given your information, or they store your information subsequently miss handles that information you are responsible for their actions- unless you have a BAA agreement in place with them!

A properly written and executed agreement is your best and pretty much only protection!

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • What is the Purpose of a NPPP (Notice of Patient Privacy Policy)
  • What Does it Say
  • What three things MUST be Done with this Document
  • What is a BAA Agreement
  • Who needs One
  • Who does NOT need One (may be suprising!)
  • What other Threats Exist EVEN IF YOU HAVE A BAA?
  • Who has to be Trained Relative to these Matters

Who Will Benefit:
  • Doctors
  • Staff and Compliance Officers Functioning in Private or Group Practice Offices. Not Geared Toward Hospitals or Insurance Companies

Speaker Profile
Dr. Ty Talcott, CHPSE Certified HIPAA Privacy and Security Expert President; HIPAA Compliance Services Has consulted to thousands of health care practices relative to business development and protection.

A sought after speaker who has led numerous seminars, performed as a keynote speaker and has been featured on the cover of several magazines. He has presently instructed over 100 webinars and 100 live events relative to HIPAA and government compliance for 38 state professional associations and several colleges. Is a founding partner of an IPA (independent physician association ) that credentialed participating doctors for contracting with HMO’s and PPO’s. Had over thirty articles published relative to the onset of and participation with managed care-over a dozen articles regarding HIPAA compliance. Served on the Governor appointed Workers Compensation Commission in Texas.

"My career passion is to teach others how to improve their life and business. My study of the human mind, personal relationships, and staff relationships, along with extensive business experience create the perfect background to produce powerful programs for personal and business growth.

Ever since selling my clinic I have spent my time working with all types of doctors and health care facilities by taking large complex issues and repackage them in small digestible bits to be more easily implemented. I like being called "The Great Simplifier. Taking on HIPAA compliance has been a great challenge, but highly gratifying as it is so desperately needed.

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