New Patient Rights Under HIPAA - Meeting the new HIPAA rules for Patient Access and Requests for Restrictions

Instructor: Jim Sheldon Dean
Webinar Id: 800126

Duration: 90 Minutes

  • Recorded
  • Only for one participant ?
  • Price $225.

Overview:

Review the new regulations and discuss their effects on usual practices and policies and whether changes are required.

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Continuing Education 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.

Joint Sponsor Statement

# This activity is jointly sponsored by Colorado Foundation for Medical Care and MentorHealth.

Goal/Purpose
Inform participants on new changes modifying the HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations have gone into place to meet the privacy and security mandates within the HITECH Act in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Review the new regulations and discuss their effects on usual practices and policies and whether changes are required
  • Discuss the policies and evidence needed to produce if audited
  • Describe how the new regulations will change the way individuals access their records, request certain restrictions on disclosures, limit marketing and fundraising opportunities.

CME Credit Statement

# 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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  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 1.5 hour.

Disclosure Statement
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.

Speaker Profile
Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a Vermont-based consulting firm founded in 1982, providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to a wide variety of health care entities.

Sheldon-Dean serves on the HIMSS Information Systems Security Workgroup, has co-chaired the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Privacy and Security Workgroup, and is a recipient of the WEDI 2011 Award of Merit. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA and information privacy and security compliance issues at seminars and conferences, including speaking engagements at numerous regional and national healthcare association conferences and conventions and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Conference in Washington, D.C.

Sheldon-Dean has more than 30 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information systems and software development. His experience includes leading the development of health care related Web sites; award-winning, best-selling commercial utility software; and mission-critical, fault-tolerant communications satellite control systems. In addition, he has eight years of experience doing hands-on medical work as a Vermont certified volunteer emergency medical technician. Sheldon-Dean received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Vermont and his master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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