HIPAA and your Office Staff – How their HIPAA violations can get you in trouble
|Speaker||:||Mark R. Brengelman|
|Date||:||6th June 2019|
|Time||:||10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST|
This webinar begins with a summary of basic HIPAA privacy protections, then goes into detail on what duties the health care practitioner has to educate and to ensure compliance with HIPAA by their employees.” That is, in the middle should be “to educate and to ensure.
Can the health care practitioner get in trouble if he or she has educated and adequately trained their staff, who nonetheless violates HIPAA privacy protections? That is, the end should be “who nonetheless violates HIPAA.”
Find out in this webinar crucial for any health care practitioner who employs others in their office where confidentiality is important. This is an advanced webinar.
Why Should You Attend:
This webinar provides an overview of core privacy requirements of HIPAA, the basics of which should be well-known and practiced by all health care practitioners. These provisions cover office staff and others. Then, the subject moves to patient privacy in a digital age, with a review of social media activities of health care practitioners and employees.
This webinar thus provides a brief summary of those basic HIPAA privacy protections then goes into detail on the many ways the office staff of a health care provider may run afoul of the privacy exceptions found in HIPAA.
Examine the uncertainty about how office staff and employees of health care facilities may be liable for confidentiality breaches for HIPAA privacy violations. Erase the uncertainty and doubt that exists when the health care practitioners and facilities attempt to set the rules in advance to govern patient privacy with regards to office staff and employees.
This confidentiality liability may extend to the office staff and employee’s use of phone calls, texts, e-mails, and mailings, as well as social media and business review sites.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- The basics of HIPAA privacy requirements
- The duties and obligations of the health care practitioner with regards to office staff and employees
- Perils of confidentiality breaches in a digital age
- Staff use of phone calls, texts, and mailings
- Patient privacy notices of the health care practitioner
- How social media violations may occur by health care practitioners or their office staff and employees
Who will Benefit:
- Health care Attorneys
- Corporate Compliance Officers in health care;
- Health care Practitioners who are covered entities;
- Law Enforcement Officers in health care compliance;
- Human Resources Officers and Managers in a health care facility
Mark R. Brengelman is an experienced attorney in administrative and professional licensure law, representing a wide variety of professional clients, from licensed individual health care practitioners to licensed health care facilities, and many others.
Mark's mission is to learn and to understand his client's needs and the external factors affecting them so he may aggressively and professionally represent them throughout the entire legal process and within the bounds of justice and due process.