This course will cover the proper methodologies on conducting a HIPAA Risk Assessment based on the formula used by Federal auditors and via the guidelines of the NIST (National Institute of Standard for Technologies).
The course will also cover the most important aspects to be aware of in
terms of the Federal auditing process as well as the new risks regarding
patients suing for wrongful disclosures.
Why you should Attend:
Have your done a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment?
Do you know a risk assessment is the first thing the Feds will ask for in an audit?
Is your risk assessment adequate?
Do you have written policies in place for every single one of the
implementation specification of the HIPAA Security Rule (even ones that
don't apply) - do you know this is required!!
I will show how to conduct a PROPER risk assessment point by point and
how to also avoid scams in the market. We will also be discussing the
absolute importance of doing a risk assessment and that this is the
first thing the OCR will ask for.
I will instruct the listeners on how to write proper policies and
procedures which are to be based upon the findings of the risk
assessment and how to word the policies to satisfy the Fed.
We will also discuss the importance of having policies which are
consistent with your procedures and also discuss the negative
ramification of cookie cutter templates in the eyes of the Federal
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Updates for 2021
- Policies and Procedures
- Business associates and the increased burden
- Conduct a NIST based HIPAA Security Risk Assessment for a hypothetical organization
Who Will Benefit:
- Practice Managers
- Any Business Associates who work with medical Practices or
Hospitals (i.e. Billing Companies, Transcription Companies, IT
Companies, Answering Services, Home Health, Coders, Attorneys, etc)
- MD's and other Medical Professionals