* You will be able to explain why HR specialists need to understand HIPAA.
* You will be able to discuss what exactly constitutes PHI.
* You will be able to describe privacy requirements and individual rights.
* You will be able to review state law privacy implications.
Get a firm grasp of HIPAA laws and how recent changes apply to your workplace.
HIPAA is more important than ever. With both data breaches and HHS penalties on the rise, HR specialists need a firm grasp of the law and its implications for their workplace and health plan. This topic will describe the history of the law and recent changes under the HITECH Act, how the law applies in the workplace and with respect to the employersponsored health plans, what employers need to know to stay in compliance, and what happens when there is a data breach. HR specialists should walk away from the webinar understanding what they need to do to protect their company from steep HIPAA penalties.
Why HR Specialists Need to Understand HIPAA
The Reason Behind the Passage of HIPAA and the Changing Reasons Behind Its Importance Today
What Exactly Constitutes PHI
When an Employer Might See PHI in Its Role as an Employer
When HR Specialists Need to Know About HIPAA and Their Health Plan
The Difference Between Compliance for Full-Insured Health Plans and Self-Insured Health Plans
The Changes Under HITECH and the Omnibus Rule
The Privacy Requirements and Individual Rights
The Security Rules and IT Risk Assessments
Data Breaches, How to Prevent, Assess and Respond to Them
State Law Privacy Implications
Tabatha George with Fisher & Phillips LLP
ASA ,CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,CPE ,HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.