Webinar: Best Practices for HIPAA Compliance in 2016: Navigating the Landscape of Audits, Breaches, and Enforcement

Date: April 19, 2016

Time: 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern

Location: Webinar (access instructions e-mailed upon registration)

With the launch of Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program to include business associates and recent significant settlements with HIPAA covered entities, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is enhancing its HIPAA compliance enforcement. OCR has stated that it intends to audit more than 200 health plans, health care providers, health care clearinghouses, and business associates of all sizes and types across a range of geographic locations.

Join our webinar on April 19, where you will gain an understanding of the impact of Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program and tips on navigating an audit. Topics covered will include:

  • Setting the stage: the latest on OCR’s Phase 2 audits and recent OCR enforcement
  • Business associate compliance overview: who is considered a business associate and what steps can be taken to avoid OCR’s regulation
  • OCR is at the door: what a business associate or covered entity can expect in an audit or investigation
  • Self-audit: how to assess HIPAA compliance and implement best practices in advance of any audit or investigation

Our Speakers

  • Laurie Cohen, Partner
  • Lindsay Maleson, Partner
  • Valerie Breslin Montague, Partner
  • JoAnna Nicholson, Associate

Continuing Education

This course is eligible for 1.0 CLE credits. See details here.

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