HIPAA/HITECH assessment for Healthcare Business Associates

Are you a …

  • A third party claims processor?
  • A CPA firm accessing protected health information for service purpose?
  • An attorney accessing protected health information for service purpose?
  • A consultant that performs utilization reviews for a hospital?
  • A health care clearinghouse?
  • An independent medical transcriptionist?
  • A pharmacy benefits manager that manages a health plan’s pharmacist network?

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ( Section 13411 of the HITECH Act) requires HHS to consider Healthcare Business Associates like the healthcare covered entities. Business associates are required to comply with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and Breach Notification standards just like the covered entity they do business with.

More than 60% of the breach reported to HHS involves the business associates.  If you come under the “Business Associate” category under ARRA, and want to learn more about HIPAA/HITECH compliance requirements for business associates,  attend our 90-minute webinar.  Participants will have dedicated time for questions and answers after the presentation.

Topics covered:

1.    Business Associate Determination

2.   HIPAA/HITECH requirements for BA’s

3.   Key areas of focus

4.   How to prepare your organisation for  an audit

Included:

  • Access to recorded webinar and presentation material
  • Continuous education credit
  • BA determination chart
  • BA Assessment questionnaire
  • Sample BA contract

Duration: 50-Minute

Register to get access to our archived webinar.

Speaker: Srini Kolathur, CISA

Srini Kolathur

Srini Kolathur, HITPro, CISSP,  CISA, CISM,  MBA is a result- driven leader. Srini has several years of experience in helping companies effectively comply with regulatory compliance requirements including SoX, PCI, HIPAA, etc. Srini believes and advocates best practices-based security and compliance program to achieve business objectives.

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Testimonial:

 The content of the slides puts the information into a logical flow …The commentary that accompanied the slides was also good explanations of what is out there and what can be expected – Margaret C., CHC, Corporate Compliance Officer 
Information (webinars) presented by EHR 2.0 highlights some of today’s most demanding healthcare topics. The webinars help to direct those operating in today’s rapidly changing environment in the right direction – Candace M., Privacy and Security Officer, Springhill Medical Center 

To learn more about our upcoming webinars, visit www.ehr20.com/webinars/

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