Preparing for HIPAA Compliance Audits What they will ask for_ how to be prepared_ and how to minimize your exposures by compliance2go


									Live Webinar on : Preparing for HIPAA Compliance Audits: What they will ask for,
how to be prepared, and how to minimize your exposures Thursday, May 24, 2012
duration : 01:00 to 02:30 PM EST


                                    The new random HIPAA Compliance Audit program is in
                                    full swing, and up to 150 covered entities will be
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registrations. Use Promo Key :      audited in 2012. Nearly any health care entity may be
 CGO15                              subject to an audit; all entities need to know what kinds
                                    of information they'll need to provide and how to
                                    prevent isues that could lead to violations and fines.
Who will benefit

                                    Why should you attend
Compliance director
                                    • The US Department of Health and Human
CEO                                 Services (HHS)has begun a program to meet
                                    requirements in the HITECH Act in the American
CFO                                 Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
                                    for performing periodic audits of compliance with
Privacy Officer                     the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, and up to
                                    150 random HIPAA compliance audits will be
Security Officer                    performed by the end of 2012. While in the past,
                                    audits had been performed only at entities that
Information Systems Manager         reported a breach or had a compliant filed against
                                    them, the new rule calls for audits whether or not
HIPAA Officer                       there is a complaint or breach. This means that the
                                    HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) can show up
Chief Information Officer           and ask to perform an audit on short notice, and
                                    your organization will need to provide a response in
Health Information Manager
                                    less than ten business days.
Healthcare Counsel/lawyer

Office Manager                           • If your organization is not ready, the HIPAA rules
                                         have new, significantly higher fines, including
Contracts Manager                        mandatory minimum fines of $10,000 for willful
                                         neglect of compliance. All HIPAA entities need to
                                         be fully in compliance and prepared for an audit at
                                         any time, or risk the significant fines for non-


                                         • In addition, HIPAA enforcement has taken on a
                                         new importance at HHS, as shown in multi-million
Live ( Single registration ) : $189.00   dollar fines and even a one million dollar settlement
Group ( Max 10 Attendee): $249.00        for a breach of just 192 records. HHS OCR
On Demand (Recording available):$289     officials have publicly stated that enforcement is
Get Training CD : $499                   now a priority, and that means being ready for an
                                         audit is more important than ever. The "slap-on-
                                         the-wrist" days are over and fines and settlements
                                         are being levied, with more on the way -- don't let
                                         your organization be hit for an audit unprepared.
                                         And even postal inspectors are now using HIPAA
                                         to prosecute identity theft cases.
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                                         • By using an information security management
                                         process, those responsible for health information
                                         can develop the procedures and policies that can
                                         help prevent security problems, and help prepare
                                         the organization for any incidents, audits, or
                                         enforcement actions.

                                         • If you don't take the proper steps to ensure your
                                         patients' health information is being protected
                                         according to the HIPAA Security and Privacy
                                         Rules, you can be hit with significant fines and
                                         penalties. With the increased HIPAA fines
                                         beginning at $10,000 in cases of willful neglect,
                                         providing good information security and being in
                                         compliance are more important than ever.
                                     • In addition new enforcement is taking place
                                     related to the new HIPAA Breach Notification Rule
                                     – when a breach is reported, HHS inspectors can
                                     investigate to determine if a penalty is warranted,
                                     and the first settlement for a violation was $1.5

                                     About Speaker

                                     Jasmin NUHIC serves a major medical devices
                                     OEM as a Sr. Engineer and 21 CFR Part 11 Subject
                                     Matter Expert. He also served ASQ section as a
                                     chair for two consecutive terms, has taught quality
                                     certification exam prep course, completed
                                     numerous software validations and obtained over
                                     25 different certifications in leadership, quality,
                                     software validations, and more. Jasmin NUHIC
                                     has conducted Webinars on this and other topics
                                     with high attendance and appreciation. More
                                     information about Jasmin NUHIC can be found by
                                     visiting his profile on LinkedIn.

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