Cutting Through the HIPAA Hype: What You Need to Know About the HITECH Act Rules
ABA Health Law Section and Center for Professional Development Webinar
Healthcare Partner Shannon Hartsfield will participate in the ABA Health Law Section and Center for Professional Development webinar titled "Cutting Through the HIPAA Hype: What You Need to Know About the HITECH Act Rules."
This webinar will discuss the 563-page version of the HITECH Act omnibus rules published January 17, 2013 and will provide an in-depth analysis of the most significant changes that will affect your legal practice and your clients.
Ms. Hartsfield will discuss what the rules really say, and what covered entities and business associates need to do now to come into compliance.
Topics addressed will include:
- obligations for business associates and their contractors
- changes to the breach requirements
- new provisions for Notices of Privacy Practices
- authorization and access changes
- enforcement deadlines
- next steps