HIPAA and Medical Records Law: Meeting the privacy and security regulations
Now that the HIPAA compliance deadline has
passed, health care providers have been struggling to comply with the unique
challenges this regulation brings. Forms and privacy notifications have become
the norm in the health care industry. But is your practice covering all of its
bases and ensuring that your patients' information is protected? Do you know how
to properly handle requests for medical records? Are you aware of the penalties
that could result if reasonable safeguards are not taken? Do you know how to
deal with sensitive records regarding information on minors, AIDS, and mental
health? Are your electronic billing practices secured?
Attend this one-day seminar and receive the answers to all these questions and
more. Attendees will discuss the three major components to HIPAA compliance:
privacy, security, and electronic transactions. You will be given a step-by-step
guide to guarantee that your practice or facility is fully secure. Information
pertaining to writing the required policies, procedure's and consents will be
discussed, as well as samples of all required forms. Attendees will leave this
seminar armed with all the information needed to comply with the HIPAA
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
Rule (Omnibus Rule)
Major coding pitfalls
The "right of privacy" versus the
"duty to know"
- Receive a compliance checklist, procedural
forms, and training certificate
- Discuss the most current HIPAA requirements
and criminal and civil penalties
- Review the HIPAA electronic transaction and
code sets rule
- Identify the challenges and exceptions to
confidentiality when dealing with records regarding AIDS, mental health,
abortion, and minors
- Determine the best course of action when state
and federal laws contradict one another
- Explain the most common mistakes made when
using electronic billing
- Assess how you can simplify the process and
take cost-effective security measures
- Outline Medicare and Medicaid fraud
- Examine mandatory medical records and
billing—It is on the horizon! Be prepared.
- Discuss regulations regarding the 3 biggest
issues in HIPAA: privacy, patient records access, and record retention
You Will Receive:
- Reference manual
- Copy of regulations (privacy and security)
- Audit HIPAA checklist
- Your state law handout
- Valid HIPAA authorization
- Valid business associate contract
- Valid privacy notice (in English and Spanish)
- HIPAA policy and procedural forms
- Government security matrix grid
- Certificate of training
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
JOE BORICH III, JD, LLM, has been a
certified mediator, author, and a practicing attorney for over 30 years. He
currently has his own firm in Kansas City, Kansas, where he provides legal,
consulting, and business coaching services for the health care industry.
Throughout his legal career, Mr. Borich has worked extensively in the area of
medical records and personal privacy and has considerable litigation experience
in health care related cases, including serving as the defense attorney in the
nation's largest Medicare anti-kickback prosecution.
Mr. Borich has worked for the Department of Justice and served as an Assistant
Attorney General stationed in New York and Washington, D.C. Having given
seminars for Cross Country Education for nearly a decade, Mr. Borich is an
accomplished speaker who uses his experience and knowledge to deliver a complete
learning experience. Mr. Borich will provide the necessary analysis and focus of
HIPAA and how it interacts with current state and other federal laws.
Great speaker! He geared the presentation to meet
the class's needs. Also made the subject very easy to understand.
Angelica Martinez Edison, NJ
Excellent program. I will be implementing what I learned into my practice! Thank
Sharon Geller, PT
Would like to attend additional seminars by Joe...He made it very easy to
Marilyn Jackson LSU Health Sciences Center
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Health Information Management/Medical Records
- Business Office Managers
- Billing Managers
- Medical Information Services
- Department Heads
- Nurse Managers/Clinicians
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
- Dentists/Dental Assistants/Hygienists
- Privacy/Security Officers
- General Counsel Attorneys
- Respiratory Therapists
- All personnel involved with the storage and
release/transfer of medical records in:
homes, rest homes
American Association of Medical
Assistants - This program has been granted prior approval by the American
Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 6 Continuing Education Units.
Granting Approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program
content or the program's sponsor.
American Academy of Professional Coders - This program has the prior
approval of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 6 continuing
education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by
the AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. AAPC approval good thru
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by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite
100 Irving TX 75063 Course #141594000.
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It is offered for 6 credit hours. Provider ID# 217543.
American Health Information Management Association - This program has
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Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM) -
HIPAA & Medical Records Law meets the criteria of the Professional Association
of Health Care Office Management and is approved for 6 CEUs.
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SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 7:30 AM Seminar Class 8:00 AM -