BrownWinick attorneys, Drew Larson and Casey Alesch, will cover the standard HIPAA requirements that apply to health care providers, recent enforcement actions, practical advice on tracking business associates, how to conduct a risk assessment, data transfer and storage encryption, developing and maintaining effective policies, and appropriate training for employees. Special attention will be paid to addressing data breaches and proposed changes to HIPAA in 2021. Electronic devices in resident rooms, such as portals or Alexa devices, will be discussed, including items that require HIPAA-specific protections in order to be allowed in residents’ rooms.
- Review the scope of HIPAA, proposed changes, and current enforcement hot topics in this area.
- Discuss when a business associate agreement is required and key terms for a covered entity.
- Understand breach reporting obligations under HIPAA.
This one-hour presentation is one of many VIRTUAL sessions at the LeadingAge Iowa 2021 Spring Conference. The 2021 Spring Conference will be held from May 4-6, 2021 and the 2021 experience is 100% virtual.