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2016 Summer Webinar Info

ocr audit

Audits are a natural part of the HME Industry, but it is always good to be knowledgeable of audits and how to prepare for them. This webinar will cover the following about OCR audits:

  • Current HIPAA Enforcement Landscape
  • Brief Overview of Phase I Audits and What to Expect in Phase 2 and Future Phases
  • The Importance of Up-To-Date Security Risk Analysis and Policy/Procedure Documentation
  • How to Build Your "HIPAA Audit Binder"
  • Even if You Are Not Selected:  How Audit Preparation Can Assist in Breach/Complaint Investigations
  • Key Takeaways/Recommendations

The HIPPA Hazzards and How to Avoid them webinar was a great success. 

The video is available when you purchase both webinars.

Understanding HIPAA is important in the HME industry.  The penalties for HIPAA are increasing and are mostly issued for unintended mistakes. Learn the following in this webinar and how to avoid the pitfalls.

  • HIPAA Basics
  • Common HIPAA Hazards
  • Understanding, Identifying and Handling a Breach Incident
  • FAQs Addressing Common Data Scenarios
  • HIPAA Audit Program Update
  • Key Takeaways/ Recommendations


Our Presenters:

Katie Kenney

Katie Kenney

Katie Kenney specializes in HIPAA/HITECH issues and delivers particular strength in privacy, security, and breach regulatory issues for covered entities and business associates. Prior to
joining the firm, Katie worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). At OCR, she served as the subject matter expert for breach notification, assisted in the administrative rulemaking process, drafted Preamble language for the recently published Omnibus Rule amending HIPAA, and actively participated on OCR’s audit team. Katie’s time at OCR equipped her with the necessary skills to advise entities who are struggling with HIPAA compliance or seeking to modify policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the Omnibus Rule.

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Lisa Acevedo

Lisa Acevedo

Lisa Acevedo provides strategic counsel in the areas of federal health privacy laws, including HIPAA, as amended by the HITECH Act, FERPA, the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug AbuseTreatment Records Regulation, as well as state laws governing the confidentiality of health information, medical records, mental health records, and records containing other highly sensitive information. She has assisted clients through security breaches and the notification process, both at the federal and state levels.

She guides clients through the regulatory hurdles of data sharing for research quality and other purposes. She provides guidance and counsel on structuring complex strategic alliances and other arrangements related to health information exchanges, data and tissue repositories, electronic medical records systems, and other technology involving health information. Lisa also provides regulatory and transnational advice and general counsel to clients representing virtually every aspect of health care. Lisa advises clients on compliance with statutes and regulations affecting companies doing business in the health care industry, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, and the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

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Ken Briggs

Ken Briggs

Ken Briggs helps all entities engaged in health care make sense of the modern business and legal environment. His work focuses on comprehensive solutions for Big Data, performance/quality, and clinical integration initiatives for providers, facilities, and their service partners. Ken works with clients through the lifecycle of their projects from inception to operational fine-tuning.

These matters commonly involve:

  • Clinical integration initiatives
  • Big data analytics
  • Information privacy and security
  • Cybersecurity

All projects involve the backbone of regulatory compliance. When the need arises, Ken leads clients through uncertain circumstances requiring decisive investigation, practical solutions, and
strong advocacy.

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Join in the webinar

$59.00 per webinar per company for PAMS Members

$89.00 per webinar per company for non-members