Because of the popularity of this program, space is limited. Registration does not guarantee participation in this virtual event. A recording will be posted within 48 hours of the conclusion of the virtual event and instructions for downloading will be emailed to all registrants.
During the first day of the 22nd Annual WEDI National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, WEDI and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the launch of a series of HIPAA/HITECH-related webinars as a tool to help the healthcare industry adopt the new Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule. The series of co-sponsored webinars was announced by Leon Rodriguez, Director of the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services, during his keynote session, “Privacy & Security Post-Omnibus: Implications and Compliance Strategies.”
The 90-minute WEDI/OCR virtual sessions will explore compliance with various aspects of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules, as well as the HITECH Breach Notification Rule. The webinars are specifically designed for small health care providers, with a focus on practical strategies, tips and techniques for implementing the HIPAA Rules within a smaller clinical practice. Presentations will cover a variety of current topics including:
• Individual Rights
• Uses and Disclosures for Fundraising
• Prohibited Disclosures
• Breach Notification
• Updates from the OCR Audit Program
• Business Associate Liability
“WEDI is committed to helping industry understand and implement the new Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule,” said Devin Jopp, Ed.D., WEDI President & CEO. “This important series of webinars serves as a means to help providers gain clarity on the new regulation.”
The virtual sessions are scheduled for June 14, June 28, July 17 and July 26, 2013 from 1:00pm – 2:30PM ET.