On January 17, 2013, HHS’s Office for Civil Rights released its long-awaited final regulations that trigger radical changes in many of the HIPAA/HITECH requirements that covered entities (CEs) and business associates (BAs) must comply with. The regulations transform the relationship between CEs and BAs, spell out the new HIPAA compliance obligations of BAs and — for the first time — regulate a new type of HIPAA entity: “subcontractors.” The rule also requires modifications and a redistribution of the Notice of Privacy Practices, finalizes the enforcement regulation, prohibits health plans from using genetic information for underwriting (as called for under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act), includes new provisions for patient authorizations for research, adds new restrictions related to marketing and fundraising, and, in one of the highlights of the rulemaking, replaces the controversial “harm” standard in breach notification rules with a four-step determination as to whether notification is required.
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This information-packed webinar is devoted to the wide range of new patient privacy and data security requirements (other than new business associate/contractor rules, see Part 1 of this webinar series) promulgated in HHS’s new rule issued on January 17. You’ll hear concise explanations of what’s new in these massive umbrella rules … and what steps your organization should take to comply with the changes in areas that include:
REECE HIRSCH, a partner in the San Francisco office of the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, is one of the nation's leading health care privacy and security attorneys. Mr. Hirsch counsels hospitals, health plans, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, physician organizations and health care technology companies with respect to a wide range of privacy and security compliance issues. He has written and lectured extensively on HIPAA privacy and security, business associate provisions, security breach notification issues, and state and federal privacy and security laws. In 2009, Mr. Hirsch was named an "Outstanding Healthcare Information Technology Lawyer" by Nightingale's.
Moderator: Francie Fernald, Editor of AIS's Report on Patient Privacy
Compliance officers, privacy officers, data security and IT managers, internal auditors, legal counsel and business managers with:
...and other health care organizations that are HIPAA covered entities or business associates, which have new obligations under the recently promulgated regulations.
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