HIT "ASK THE EXPERTS" ROUNDTABLE WEBINAR SERIES

The HIPAA Omnibus Act
  
HIPAA covered entities and business associates have until September 23, 2013, to become compliant with changes to the Privacy and Security Rules. 
  

Join us on Thursday, May 9 at 12N to learn about the modifications to the HIPAA law, including:

  • What are the Key Changes Under the Omnibus Rule?
  • Who do the Changes Affect?
  • What Action is Required?
  • What's at Stake?
  • What are the Mechanisms for Minimizing the Risk of HIPAA Liability?

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:  

 

Kathleen Healy, a Partner with the law firm Verrill Dana, represents nonprofit academic medical centers and hospitals, medical practices, federally qualified health centers, and other health care providers on a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters. She frequently advises institutional and individual health care providers on a variety of business transactions, including mergers and strategic affiliations, accountable care organizations, physician contracts and ancillary services agreements. She also counsels health care providers and health data organizations about compliance with health care laws, including HIPAA, HITECH and state privacy and security laws, fraud and abuse laws, EMTALA and informed consent. As legal counsel to a number of health data organizations, including Maine's fully operational state-wide health information exchange, Kate has negotiated data use agreements with integrated delivery systems and developed health data policies. Kate also worked with a broad range of stakeholders as a member of Maine's Health Information Technology Legal Working Group to establish statutory changes to facilitate the electronic exchange of health information.

a, represents nonprofit academic medical centers and hospitals, medical practices, federally qualified health centers, and other health care providers on a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters. She frequently advises institutional and individual health care providers on a variety of business transactions, including mergers and strategic affiliations, accountable care organizations, physician contracts and ancillary services agreements. She also counsels health care providers and health data organizations about compliance with health care laws, including HIPAA, HITECH and state privacy and security laws, fraud and abuse laws, EMTALA and informed consent. As legal counsel to a number of health data organizations, including Maine's fully operational state-wide health information exchange, Kate has negotiated data use agreements with integrated delivery systems and developed health data policies. Kate also worked with a broad range of stakeholders as a member of Maine's Health Information Technology Legal Working Group to establish statutory changes to facilitate the electronic exchange of health information.

Webinar Instructions:

  

To join the web conference, go to www.readytalk.com before 12pm. Enter access code 5488051  

 

To join the audio conference, dial 1.866.740.1260 and enter access code 5488051#  
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