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    Live Webinar         on
 
     HIPAA and Business Associates - New Rules and New Obligations

    Date & Time:                                                                                                                

     Thursday, October 11, 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
    This session will start with the definition of a HIPAA Business                             Director of Compliance
    Associate including what is and is not a Business Associate and what                        Services, Lewis Creek
    other kinds of relationships can exist besides a HIPAA Business                                  Systems, LLC
    Associate relationship. The role of business associates will be
    explored and how they are treated under HIPAA will be explained.                  Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder
                                                                                      and director of compliance services
                                                                                      at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a
       l   New changes modifying the HIPAA Privacy and Security
                                                                                      Vermont-based consulting firm
           Regulations are going into place to meet the privacy and
                                                                                      founded in 1982, providing
           security mandates within the HITECH Act in the American                    information privacy and security
           Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. New requirements for                regulatory compliance services to
           business associates of HIPAA covered entities are significant              health care firms and businesses
           and represent a significant departure from the old ways of                 throughout the Northeast and
           regulating Business Associates under HIPAA.                                nationally. Sheldon-Dean’s firm
       l   The new regulations will be reviewed and their effects on                  provides a variety of advisory,
                                                                                      training, assessment, policy
           usual practices for Business Associates and their relationships
                                                                                      development, project management
           with covered entities will be discussed. We will explain what a
                                                                                      and mitigation services for a number
           Business Associate needs to do differently under the new
                                                                                      of health care providers, businesses,
           regulations, provide a policy framework for information                    universities, small and large
           security, show what policies need to be changed and how,                   hospitals, urban and rural mental
           and describe the required and recommended elements of a                    health and social service agencies,
           Business Associate Agreement.                                              health insurance plans and health
                                                                                      care business associates. He serves
                                                                                      on the HIMSS Information Systems
    Areas Covered in the Session:                                                     Security Workgroup, the Workgroup
                                                                                      for Electronic Data Interchange
                                                                                      Privacy and Security Workgroup,
       l   Business Associates have new requirements to comply with                   and co-chairs the WEDI HIPAA
           HIPAA privacy protections and security safeguards and are                  Updates sub-workgroup. He is a
                                                                                      frequent speaker regarding HIPAA
           subject to enforcement and penalties directly by HHS.
                                                                                      and information privacy and security
       l   Sub-contractors of Business Associates are also considered to
                                                                                      compliance issues at seminars and
           be Business Associates under the new rules.                                conferences, including speaking
       l   Health Information Exchanges, Regional Health Information                  engagements at AHIMA national
           Exchanges, and e-Prescribing gateways are now considered to                conventions and WEDI national
           be Business Associates                                                     conferences, and before the New
       l   The new regulations change the way individuals have access                 York Metropolitan Chapter of the
           to their records, how much they can find out about who has                 Healthcare Financial Management
                                                                                      Association, Health Information
           accessed their records, and allow new rights to restrict certain
                                                                                      Management Associations of New
           disclosures, and Business Associates who supply EHR services
                                                                                      York City, New York State, and
           will need to provide those capabilities.                                   Vermont, the Connecticut Hospital
       l   Business Associate Agreements are now more important than                  Association, and the Hospital and
           ever, because breaches by Business Associates are common                   Health System Association of
           and carry tremendous expenses for the affected covered                     Pennsylvania. Sheldon-Dean has
           entities.                                                                  nearly 30 years of experience in
       l   New limitations on marketing and fund-raising may change                   policy analysis and implementation,
                                                                                      business process analysis,
           how entities can reach out to individuals, and may change
                                                                                      information systems and software
           business associate relationships.
                                                                                      development. His experience
                                                                                      includes leading the development of
    Click here to register for this webinar                                           health care related Web sites;
                                                                                      award-winning, best-selling
                                                                                      commercial utility software; and
    Who Will Benefit:                                                                 mission-critical, fault-tolerant
                                                                                      communications satellite control
       l   Compliance director                                                        systems. ....more
       l   CEO
       l   CFO
       l   Privacy Officer                                                           Suggest a Topic     More Webinars
       l   Security Officer
       l   Information Systems Manager                                                 Your Necessity is our Priority

       l   HIPAA Officer
       l   Chief Information Officer
       l   Health Information Manager
       l   Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
     l   Office Manager                                                                              
     l   Contracts Manager


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Description: This session will start with the definition of a HIPAA Business Associate including what is and is not a Business Associate and what other kinds of relationships can exist besides a HIPAA Business Associate relationship. The role of business associates will be explored and how they are treated under HIPAA will be explained.