HIPAA Auditing and Monitoring Made Easy
Duration: 60 Minutes
In general, this presentation will cover the development and execution of a manageable auditing and monitoring plan relating to HIPAA compliance targeting common high risk issues. More specifically, it will discuss auditing vs. monitoring, what key HIPAA compliance concerns to address, and which risks are best suited for auditing vs. which ones are best suited for monitoring. It will also supplement the discussion by commenting on recent enforcement trends.
Objectives of the Presentation
Why Should you Attend
- What is the regulatory framework surrounding HIPAA?
- What are the areas of concern to the OCR?
- What key compliance challenges with HIPAA that organizations commonly face?
- What is the difference between auditing and monitoring?
- What areas should I be auditing?
- What areas should I be monitoring?
- Recent enforcement actions related to HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification rule compliance.
With the increasingly likelihood that either a patient will complain to the Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") or your organization gets selected for an OCR audit, patient confidentiality continues to remain one of the top enforcement concerns amongst federal and state officials. Since auditing for HIPAA compliance may seem like throwing spaghetti at the wall, this presentation is designed to provide attendees with a manageable framework and prioritization for auditing in key areas of HIPAA compliance.
Who will Benefit
- Overview of the HIPAA regulations
- Common HIPAA compliance pitfalls
- Strategies for auditing and monitoring for compliance
- Recent enforcement actions and trends
- Questions and answers
- Hospital Compliance Officers
- HIPAA Privacy Officers
- HIPAA Security Officers
- Hospital Administrators
- Physician Practice Administrators
- Hospital Internal Auditors
Through recent auditing and enforcement actions, the OCR has been increasingly focused on compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule, Security Rule, and Breach Notification Rule. Due to the fact that HIPAA compliance continues to be the mostly likely scenario triggering a government investigation, this presentation will focus strategies and tips to ensure your agreements are compliant with Federal fraud and abuse regulations.