Cutting Through the HIPAA Hype: What You Need to Know About the HITECH Act Rules
Date: Friday, January 25, 2013
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Eastern
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Central
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Mountain
9:00 AM-10:30 AM Pacific
If you have not had time to read through the 563-page version of the HITECH Act omnibus rules published January 17, 2013, this webinar will get you up-to-speed fast. Even if you have read the rules, this webinar will provide in-depth analysis of the most significant changes that will affect your legal practice and your clients.
Our expert panel 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
W. Andrew Gantt, III, Partner, Cooley LLP, Washington, DC
Sue McAndrew, Deputy Director, Office for Civil Rights, Health Information Privacy, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC
Kirk J. Nahra, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, Washington, DC
Shannon Hartsfield Salimone, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP, Tallahassee, FLModerator: Deborah C. Hiser, Partner, Brown McCarroll LLP, Austin, TX
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