Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM CST
Webinar ID: 602224
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Emergency waivers of some HIPAA compliance requirements have been put in place to help Health Care Providers throughout the United States cope with the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
Although not often used, some HIPAA Rules were specifically designed to address emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic remain in place.
All Covered Entities and Business Associates need to know how to take advantage of the new temporary HIPAA compliance procedures and refresh their familiarity with HIPAA Rules designed for the current public health crisis.
Emergency HIPAA waivers were established to lessen administrative burdens and expand ways our health care system can care for an enormously increased number of patients.
We are all facing this Public Health emergency together. The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services through CMS and its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have issued waivers and modifications to HIPAA compliance that are extremely helpful – and would have been unimaginable two months ago. They may take further steps before the date of this webinar and if so, we will include them.
Why you should attend:
You should attend this webinar to learn how to take advantage of the new, temporary HIPAA waivers designed to reduce stress and patient surge during the COVID-19 outbreak and brush up on HIPAA Rules for use and disclosure of PHI that apply to Public Health Emergencies.
The webinar will include all modifications to HIPAA made up to the date it is presented. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how HIPAA has changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic and how you can provide health care services more efficiently to a larger number of patients while still complying with HIPAA.