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Webinar on Demand - HIPAA Update: What You Need to Know About Amendments, Access, and Enforcement

Webinar on Demand - HIPAA Update: What You Need to Know About Amendments, Access, and Enforcement

Webinar On Demand
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Online Course | Specialties: Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine
Released: 9/23/2021
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Expires: 9/22/2023
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Max Credits: 1.0

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Faculty
Christopher Bennington
Member of the Firm
Epstein Becker Green
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
Presenter Bio
Managed care organizations and hospitals turn to Chris Bennington to represent them in matters involving fraud and abuse, data privacy and security, regulatory compliance, clinical research, Medicaid managed care, and managed care and vendor contracting. He has served as counsel to managed care organizations and hospitals before federal and state regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Chris provides on-site training to clients and presents at health care law forums across the country on a wide assortment of regulatory and compliance matters, including the FCA, HIPAA, and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.

Activity Planners
Mark J. Hakim, BS, MA, MBA, CPHRM
Director, Risk Management & Patient Safety Educational Strategy
Med-IQ
East Lansing, MI

Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM, CHCP
Associate Director, Education Quality and Compliance
Med-IQ
East Lansing, MI

Learning Objectives
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify recent changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Discuss the OCR “Right of Access” enforcement initiative
  • Apply knowledge learned from recently conducted HIPAA audits

Target Audience
This webinar is intended for physicians, nurses, risk managers, quality managers, patient safety officers, performance improvement staff, administrators, pharmacists, legal counsel, front-line staff, and any other interested parties.
 
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Med-IQ designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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This nursing activity has been approved for up to 1.0 contact hour.

Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity will receive a Statement of Participation indicating the maximum credits available.

Instructions to Receive Credit
To receive credit, review the introductory CME/CNE material, watch the webinar, and complete the evaluation.

Initial Release Date: September 23, 2021
Expiration Date: September 22, 2023

Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 60 minutes

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Disclosure Statement
The content of this activity has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation.

Christopher Bennington has indicated no real or apparent conflicts.

The reviewers and other activity planners have no financial relationships to disclose.
 
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The information provided through this activity is for educational purposes only. This information is intended to provide general guidelines for risk management. It is not intended and should not be construed as legal or medical advice.

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Overview

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has been the center of attention over the last 18 months, the Omnibus Rule has continued to churn and evolve in the background. Join us for this 60-minute webinar with Chris Bennington, JD, as he reviews recent HIPAA developments relative to today and beyond. These include amendments to the Privacy Rule, “Right of Access” enforcement, and findings from the latest round of HIPAA audits. This is one seminar you don’t want to miss!

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