How to Handle HIPAA and HITECH Act Breaches, Complaints and Investigations: Everything You Need to Know

Jonathan P. Tomes , J.D., is Keynote Speaker at Compliance key Inc. He is a health care attorney practicing in the greater Kansas City. He is a nationally recognized authority and expert witness on the legal requirements for health information. Jon has written more than 60 books, including the following: How to Handle HIPAA and HITECH Act Breaches, Complaints, and Investigations: Everything You Need to Know; The Compliance Guide to HIPAA and the DHHS Regulations, now in its sixth edition, along with its accompanying HIPAA Documents Resource Center CD, ; Electronic Health Records: A Practical C........


This webinar will inform covered entities and business associates how to handle security incidents. Almost every one of those entities will have one or more security incidents a year but they may or may not be a breach that they must take further action on. The webinar will spell out what actions must be taken in the event of an incident or breach and also how to handle complaints by patients/clients and what to do if investigated to avoid possibly tremendous liability.

Why should you attend this webinar?

How covered entities handle security incidents, breaches, and complaints is one of the key areas that DHS audits for. In addition, it has imposed civil money penalties as high as $4.8 million for failure to handle HIPAA violations properly. Every entity has a security incident on occasion?maybe dozens a year. But which of them are reportable? What should you do before reporting it to minimize liability? How do you respond to the investigation? These and related questions are key to HIPAA compliance and to minimize potential liability.

Areas Covered in the Session:

What is a Security Incident?
What is a Security Breach?
What is a Reportable Breach?One that must be Self-Reported to Health and Human Services (HHS) and in Some Situations to Prominent Local Media?
What Are the Most Common Breaches?
What Are the Penalties for Not Handling Breaches Properly?
How Do Handle Patient Complaints?
How Do You Handle HHS HIPAA Violation Investigations?

Who can Benefit:

Healthcare HIPAA Security and Privacy Officers, Compliance Officers, CEOs, CFOs, Chief Information Officers, human resource officers, business managers facility administrators, medical records personnel, health information managers, health care attorneys, clinicians, nurses and business associates.

Webinar Id: HIPJHT001

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Duration: 90 mins

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 $237 (Single Attendee)  $599 (Unlimited Attendee)

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