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    Live Webinar            on

        HIPAA Enforcement and Compliance Audits: What the auditors want
        and how to be ready before they call

    Date & Time:                                                                                                                       

        Thursday, June 23, 2011           10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
                                                                                                  Register Now                            
        Duration: 90 Minutes              Instructor: Jim Sheldon-Dean

        Location: Online                  Price : $165.00   (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.                                                                                             Systems, LLC


    We will explain the enforcement regulations and their recent                             Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder
    changes that increase fines and create new penalty levels, including                     and director of compliance services
    new penalties for willful neglect of compliance that begin at $10,000.                   at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a
                                                                                             Vermont-based consulting firm
    We will discuss what information and documentation needs to be
                                                                                             founded in 1982, providing
    prepared in advance so that you can be ready for an audit without
                                                                                             information privacy and security
    notice. Sample information request forms and questions asked at                          regulatory compliance services to
    prior audits will be presented.                                                          health care firms and businesses
                                                                                             throughout the Northeast and
                                                                                             nationally. Sheldon-Dean’s firm
        Areas Covered in the Session:
                                                                                             provides a variety of advisory,
    l    Fines and penalties for violations of the HIPAA regulations have                    training, assessment, policy
                                                                                             development, project management
         been significantly increased and now include mandatory fines for
                                                                                             and mitigation services for a number
         willful negligence that begin at $10,000 minimum.
                                                                                             of health care providers, businesses,
    l    HIPAA Audits have been few and far between in the past, but                         universities, small and large
         that's now changing - the HHS will be auditing HIPAA covered                        hospitals, urban and rural mental
         entities and business associates even if there have been no                         health and social service agencies,
         complaints or problems reported.                                                    health insurance plans and health
    l    Find out what HHS OCR is likely to ask you if you are selected for                  care business associates. He serves
                                                                                     
                                                                                             on the HIMSS Information Systems
         an audit, and what you'll have to have prepared already when
                                                                                             Security Workgroup, the Workgroup
         they do.
                                                                                             for Electronic Data Interchange
    l    Find out what the rules are that you need to comply with and
                                                                                             Privacy and Security Workgroup,
         what policies you can adopt that can help you come into                             and co-chairs the WEDI HIPAA
         compliance.                                                                         Updates sub-workgroup. ...more
    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
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         compliant more easily.
    l    Find out what you'll need to have documented to survive an audit                     Your Necessity is our Priority
         and avoid fines.


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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
    l    Contracts Manager


     

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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. We will explain the enforcement regulations and their recent changes that increase fines and create new penalty levels, including new penalties for willful neglect of compliance that begin at $10,000. We will discuss what information and documentation needs to be prepared in advance so that you can be ready for an audit without notice. Sample information request forms and questions asked at prior audits will be presented.