This session will walk the users through each of the HIPAA standards of Administrative, Physical, Technical and Organizational and provide insight that will be helpful in evaluating the current practices at an organization. It will start with a process to determine if an organization is HIPAA compliant and discuss what HIPAA compliance actually means.
Understanding the difference between required and addressable standards and implementation features. Remember, all standards are required, although some implementation features may be addressable, they are not optional.
Why should you attend: As organizations faced increased pressures from OCR HIPAA Audits, it is clear that there is a need to better understand exactly what is required to meet HIPAA Compliance. Many healthcare organizations have paid fines, penalties or agreed to settle HIPAA violations based on a lack of HIPAA Compliance. In addition, Meaningful use audits include a review of the organizations HIPAA risk Analysis.
Often times, organizations worked on HIPAA Security, but have since moved on to different projects. Now is the time to check your understanding of HIPAA. In other cases, organizations did not create the necessary policies and procedures. The best time to have been compliant was in 2005, the next best time is today and organizations must be compliant as soon as possible.This session will review each of the HIPAA Standards and provide insight in what the rule is requiring and how to meet the standard.
This session has been created for the beginners in HIPAA Security, seasoned Security Professionals who are new to Healthcare as well as experienced Healthcare Security Personnel. This session provides value to Hospital, Physician Practices and Business Associates.
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