Health Law Roundtable: Navigating the HIPAA Quagmire -- Roundtable Discussion on Lessons Learned From HIPAA/HITECH Audit and Enforcement Activities

Date:

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Speaker(s):

from Procopio

Location:

The Offices of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
525 B Street, Suite 2200
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

RSVP:

(619) 525 3818 or brittany.lewis@procopio

Fee:

no charge

Time:

5-6:30 pm

 

Speakers will review the trend toward heightened HIPAA compliance scrutiny by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and the HHS Office of Inspector General including, HIPAA audits mandated by the Health Information Technology for Clinical and Economic Growth (HITECH) Act (part of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009) including, discussion of potential proactive actions that can be implemented by covered entities (and their business associates) to position themselves better should they be subjected to a government HIPAA compliance audit. They will also discuss increased HHS enforcement actions taken as a result of complaints and breaches reported under HIPAA/HITECH  and will review recent developments related to state attorneys general (AG) civil damage and injunctive actions on behalf of state residents for violations of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

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