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    Live Webinar         on

     New HIPAA Compliance Audit Program - The New Audit Protocol and
     How It Affects You

    Date & Time:                                                                                                                  

     Tuesday, July 24, 2012         10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
                                                                                             Register Now                         
     Duration: 90 Minutes           Instructor: Jim Sheldon-Dean

     Location: Online               Price : $195.00   (for one participant)

                                                                                        Instructor Profile:

    Overview:
                                                                                                   Jim Sheldon-Dean
    In this session we will discuss the HIPAA audit and enforcement                               Director of Compliance
    processes and how they apply to covered entities and business                                 Services, Lewis Creek
    associates, and the new random HIPAA compliance audit program in                                   Systems, LLC
    particular. We will review the new audit processes and discuss what
    will be asked in an audit and how. Protocols and the questions                      Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder
    asked at recent audits will be explained.                                           and director of compliance services
                                                                                        at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a
                                                                                        Vermont-based consulting firm
    We will explain the enforcement regulations and their recent
                                                                                        founded in 1982, providing
    changes that increase fines and create new penalty levels, including
                                                                                        information privacy and security
    n e w penalties for willful neglect of compliance that begin at $10,000.            regulatory compliance services to
    W e will discuss what information and documentation needs to be                     health care firms and businesses
    prepared in advance so that you can be ready for an audit without                   throughout the Northeast and
    notice. Sample information request forms and questions asked at                     nationally. Sheldon-Dean’s firm
    prior audits will be presented.                                                     provides a variety of advisory,
                                                                                        training, assessment, policy
                                                                                        development, project management
    The session will also cover how to know if you may become the
                                                                                        and mitigation services for a number
    subject of an audit or enforcement action, and what you can do to
                                                                                        of health care providers, businesses,
    help limit your exposure. We will discuss how most enforcement                      universities, small and large
    actions come about and what can be done to prevent incidents that                   hospitals, urban and rural mental
    lead to enforcement.                                                                health and social service agencies,
                                                                                        health insurance plans and health
    The HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification regulations and                care business associates. He serves
    how they will be audited will be explained. Documentation                           on the HIMSS Information Systems
                                                                                        Security Workgroup, the Workgroup
    requirements for compliance will be explored and a framework of
                                                                                        for Electronic Data Interchange
    security policies necessary for compliance will be presented.
                                                                                        Privacy and Security Workgroup,
                                                                                        and co-chairs the WEDI HIPAA
                                                                                        Updates sub-workgroup. He is a
    Why you should attend:                                                              frequent speaker regarding HIPAA
                                                                                        and information privacy and security
    The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)has begun,
                                                                                        compliance issues at seminars and
    a program to meet requirements in the HITECH Act in the American
                                                                                        conferences, including speaking
    Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for performing
                                                                                        engagements at AHIMA national
    periodic audits of compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security                   conventions and WEDI national
    Rules. In addition new enforcement is taking place related to the                   conferences, and before the New
    new HIPAA Breach Notification Rule. While in the past, audits had                   York Metropolitan Chapter of the
    been performed only at entities that had had a compliant filed                      Healthcare Financial Management
    against them, the new rule calls for audits whether or not there is a               Association, Health Information
                                                                                        Management Associations of New
    complaint. This means that the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) can        
                                                                                        York City, New York State, and
    show up at your door and ask to perform an audit on short notice,
                                                                                        Vermont, the Connecticut Hospital
    and your organization will need to be ready.
                                                                                        Association, and the Hospital and
                                                                                        Health System Association of
                                                                                        Pennsylvania. ...more
    Areas Covered in the Session:


       l   Fines and penalties for violations of the HIPAA regulations                 Suggest a Topic       More Webinars
           have been significantly increased and now include mandatory
           fines for willful negligence that begin at $10,000 minimum.                   Your Necessity is our Priority

       l   HIPAA Audits have been few and far between in the past, but
           that's now changing - the HHS is now auditing HIPAA covered
           entities and business associates even if there have been no
           complaints or problems reported.
       l   Find out what the audit process is, what HHS OCR is likely to                                  
           ask you if you are selected for an audit, and what you'll have
           to have prepared already when they do.
       l   Find out what the rules are that you need to comply with and
           what policies you can adopt that can help you come into
           compliance.
       l   Learn how the HIPAA rules have changed and how you may
           need to change how you work to keep up with them.
       l   Learn how having a good compliance process can help you
         stay compliant more easily.
     l   Find out what you'll need to have documented to survive an
         audit and avoid fines.
     l   Find out what you'll need to think about to deal with future
         threats to the security of patient information.


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  Who Will Benefit:


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


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benefit from this program.

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Description: In this session we will discuss the HIPAA audit and enforcement processes and how they apply to covered entities and business associates, and the new random HIPAA compliance audit program in particular. We will review the new audit processes and discuss what will be asked in an audit and how. Protocols and the questions asked at recent audits will be explained