HIPAA and the Compliance Officer

Brian-Tuttle
Speaker: Brian Tuttle
Sr Compliance Consultant & IT Manager
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Duration: 90 Minutes
Product Code: 300242
Level: Beginner
Key Take Away

This HIPAA compliance webinar will be addressing how practice/business managers (or compliance offers) need to get their HIPAA compliance checklist in order before the imminent audits occur and will address major changes under the Omnibus Rule and any other applicable updates for 2017.

Overview

This webinar will cover areas like HIPAA compliance for email, texting, encryption, medical messaging, voice data and risk factors as they relate to IT.

The primary goal is to ensure everyone is well educated about HIPAA compliance programs and HIPAA compliance requirements on what is myth and what is reality with this law, there is so much misleading information all over regarding the do’s and don’ts with HIPAA.

Use this HIPAA compliance training to uncover myths versus reality as it relates to this very enigmatic law based on over 1000 risk assessments performed as well as years of experience in dealing directly with the Office of Civil Rights HIPAA auditors.

Know about real life HIPAA privacy and security rules and litigated cases where HIPAA is being used to justify state cases of negligence – this is becoming a huge risk!

In addition, this HIPAA risk assessment webinar will cover the highest risk factors for being sued as well as being audited (these two items tend to go hand in hand).

why should you attend
  • Do you have an affective HIPAA security compliance program?
  • New laws and funding mean increased risk for both business associates and covered entities!
  • HIPAA Omnibus – Do you know what’s involved and what you need to do?
  • What does Omnibus mean for covered entities and business associates? 
  • Why should you be concerned?
  • Court cases that are changing the landscape of HIPAA and patient’s ability to sue!
  • Trial attorneys are more dangerous than the federal government!!

It is important to understand the new changes going on at Health and Human Services as it relates to enforcement of HIPAA for both covered entities and business associates as it relates to what we need to do as compliance officers. You need to know how to avoid being low hanging fruit in terms of audit risk as well as being sued by individuals who have had their PHI wrongfully discloses due to bad IT or internal administrative practices.

Areas Covered in this Webinar
  • Updates for 2017
  • Requirements of Compliance Officers
  • Real life litigated cases
  • BYOD
  • Portable devices
  • Business associates and the increased burden

Learning Objectives
  • Emailing of PHI
  • Texting of PHI
  • Federal audit process
  • HIPAA and suing – how this works
  • Risk Assessment
  • Best resources

Who Will Benefit
  • Practice Managers
  • Any Business Associates who work with Medical Practices or Hospitals 
  • Billing Companies
  • Transcription Companies
  • IT Companies
  • Answering Services
  • Home Health
  • Coders
  • Attorneys
  • MD’s and other medical professionals
Speakers Profile
Brian Tuttle

Brian L Tuttle, CPHIT, CHP, CBRA, Net+, A+, CCNA, MCP is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA) with over 15 years' experience in Health IT and Compliance Consulting. Mr. Tuttle has worked all of those 15 years with MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions and is now Senior Compliance Consultant and IT Manager with InGauge Healthcare Solutions (previously named MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions). Almost all of Brian's clients are earned by referral with little or no advertising. Brian is well known and highly regarded in medical circles throughout the United States.

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