HIPAA Business Associates: How the regulations have changed, and what you need to do for compliance

Venue: Online Training Webinar

Location: Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Apr 07, 2011
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Description

Overview: HIPAA Business Associate rules have changed in fundamental ways, with new responsibilities and obligations for HIPAA BAs.

The session will provide attendees the following tools, benefits, and solutions:

* The audience will learn how business associates are now handled under the law and the proposed regulations and what has changed from the old rules.
* The suggested and required content for a compliant business associate agreement will be presented.
* Issues of how to assign liability and costs in the event of a breach will be discussed.
* Current BAs will learn what they have to do to get their contractors established as their business associates.
* BAs will discover the new obligations on them to ensure their clients comply with HIPAA in their dealings with the BA.
* BAs will learn how to be prepared for compliance audits and avoid the mandatory penalties for willful neglect of compliance.

Areas Covered In the Seminar:

* Learn about the new requirements for HIPAA Business Associates
* Find out what has changed for Business Associates
* Learn how the definition of BA has been significantly expanded
* Learn what goes into a proper Business Associate Agreement
* Find out about the new, higher enforcement penalties
* Learn about the new violation categories
* Learn about being prepared for a HIPAA Compliance Audit

Agenda:

* Old Ways, New Ways - Changes to the Rules
o Origins of Changes to Business Associate Rules
o New Definitions of Business Associates
o Contractors of Business Associates
* New Requirements and Changed Requirements for HIPAA Business Associates
o HITECH Act Required Capabilities
o Required Amendments to BAAs
o BAA Provisions to Consider
o Transitioning to the New Rules
* Enforcement and Audits
o New HIPAA Violation Categories
o New HIPAA Penalty Structure
o Preparing for HIPAA Audits

Who will benefit:

* Compliance director
* CEO
* CFO
* Privacy Officer
* Security Officer
* Information Systems Manager
* HIPAA Officer
* Chief Information Officer
* Health Information Manager
* Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
* Office Manager
* Contracts Manager

Overview: HIPAA Business Associate rules have changed in fundamental ways, with new responsibilities and obligations for HIPAA BAs.

The session will provide attendees the following tools, benefits, and solutions:

* The audience will learn how business associates are now handled under the law and the proposed regulations and what has changed from the old rules.
* The suggested and required content for a compliant business associate agreement will be presented.
* Issues of how to assign liability and costs in the event of a breach will be discussed.
* Current BAs will learn what they have to do to get their contractors established as their business associates.
* BAs will discover the new obligations on them to ensure their clients comply with HIPAA in their dealings with the BA.
* BAs will learn how to be prepared for compliance audits and avoid the mandatory penalties for willful neglect of compliance.

Areas Covered In the Seminar:

* Learn about the new requirements for HIPAA Business Associates
* Find out what has changed for Business Associates
* Learn how the definition of BA has been significantly expanded
* Learn what goes into a proper Business Associate Agreement
* Find out about the new, higher enforcement penalties
* Learn about the new violation categories
* Learn about being prepared for a HIPAA Compliance Audit

Agenda:

* Old Ways, New Ways - Changes to the Rules
o Origins of Changes to Business Associate Rules
o New Definitions of Business Associates
o Contractors of Business Associates
* New Requirements and Changed Requirements for HIPAA Business Associates
o HITECH Act Required Capabilities
o Required Amendments to BAAs
o BAA Provisions to Consider
o Transitioning to the New Rules
* Enforcement and Audits
o New HIPAA Violation Categories
o New HIPAA Penalty Structure
o Preparing for HIPAA Audits

Who will benefit:

* Compliance director
* CEO
* CFO
* Privacy Officer
* Security Officer
* Information Systems Manager
* HIPAA Officer
* Chief Information Officer
* Health Information Manager
* Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
* Office Manager
* Contracts Manager

Price List:
Live : $165.00
Corporate live : $695.00
Recorded : $215.00

Venue

1000 N West Street | Suite 1200
Wilmington
Delaware
United States
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