This session is designed to help health centers meet their legal obligations, learn from recent enforcement actions, and turn "HIPAA Headlines" into learning opportunities for the entire organization. This session will examine current hot topics surrounding HIPAA including defining HIPAA compliance, maintaining compliance, and identifying business associates. The presenter will also provide background on the HIPAA audit program, describe the Office for Civil Rights' (OCR's) plans for the Phase Two audits, and offer health centers guidance to prepare for the Phase Two audits.
Understand the focus of recent HIPAA privacy and security enforcement actions.
Identify health center business associates and implement an internal audit of business associate agreements.
Incorporate lessons from HIPAA enforcement actions into your health center’s compliance work plan.