HIPAA 2018 Changes and Beyond

Duration 90 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW15C7076

  • Updates for 2018
  • Changes under Trump
  • Most common breaches 
  • Real life audits and litigated cases
  • Factors that can lead to litigation
  • Ransomware and the dangers of cyber attacks
  • Business associates and the increased burden
  • Breach notification
  • Paperwork that needs to be updated

Overview of the webinar

This HIPAA 2018 changes and updates session will be addressing how practice/business managers (or compliance offers) need to get their HIPAA house in order as HIPAA has become fully enforced and the government is not using kid gloves anymore. It will even handle key updates under the Omnibus Principle, Trump administration and every other appropriate changes for 2018 and beyond. You will find an enormous level of dilemmas and risks for covered entities and business affiliates these days.
Brian will talk about unique activities from over 17 years of experience in working as an outsourced compliance auditor, specialist witness on multiple HIPAA instances and thoroughly describe how patients are now able to get cash remedies for wrongful disclosures of private health information. More importantly, Brian will tell you how to limit those risks simply taking proactive steps and using most useful practices.

Who should attend?

  • Practice Managers
  • Any Business Associate who work with medical practices or hospitals (i.e. billing companies, transcription companies, IT companies, answering services, home health, coders, attorneys, etc)
  • MDs and Other Medical Professionals

Why should you attend?

  • Omnibus has transformed the HIPAA landscape for good
  • This after a seldom-enforced law has transformed and you have to know what's going on
  • Protect your practice or business
  • These days trial attorneys present an increased chance than the Federal government
  • What changes beneath the Trump administration can we expect
  • State regulations are actually in position raising responsibility for patient treatments
  • What factors may spurn a lawsuit or a HIPAA audit? Have you been performing these exact things?
  • Why would be the Feds enforcing following each one of these years

We will be discussing 2018 changes taking place in Washington with the Health and Human Services when it comes to the enforcement of the HIPAA regulations already on the books as well as some step-by-step discussions on the audit method and some current functions regarding HIPAA cases (both in courtrooms and from live audits).

Faculty - Mr. Brian Tuttle

Brian L Tuttle, CPHIT, CHP, CBRA, Net+, A+, CCNA, MCP is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA) with over 15 years’ experience in Health IT and Compliance Consulting. Mr. Tuttle has worked all of those 15 years with MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions and is now Senior Compliance Consultant and IT Manager with InGauge Healthcare Solutions (previously named MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions). 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.

Mr. Tuttle vast experience in health IT systems (i.e. practice management/EMR systems, imaging, transcription, medical messaging, etc.) as well as over 17 years’ experience in standard Health IT with multiple certifications and hands-on knowledge, Brian serves as compliance consultant and has conducted onsite risk assessments  for over 500 medical practices, hospitals and business associates throughout the United States.

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