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Agenda

Monday

 
Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided) 8:00 – 8:30 am
Welcome / Introduction 8:30 – 8:45 am
Healthcare Compliance 101
• An overview of general compliance topics focusing on the elements of an effective compliance program
• Discuss the infrastructure of a privacy compliance program
• Discuss the Board’s role in compliance
8:45 – 9:45 am
Break 9:45 – 10:00 am
HIPAA 101: Part 1
• Applicability of HIPAA: Who is covered, what is covered
• Responsibilities of covered entities
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch (provided) 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Privacy Policies & Procedures
• Discuss why HIPAA privacy policies and procedures are necessary at your organization
• Identify the “must have” policies for your HIPAA privacy program
• Practical tips and discussion points for establishing and maintaining effective HIPAA privacy policies
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Break 2:30 – 2:45 pm
Conducting a Privacy Investigation
• Why conduct investigations
• How external investigations come about
• When to involve legal counsel in investigations
• Conducting investigations
2:45 – 4:30 pm
Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC®) Exam Information 4:30 – 4:45 pm
   

Tuesday

 
Continental Breakfast (provided) 7:30 – 8:00 am
HIPAA 101: Part 2 
• Responsibilities of covered entities (cont.)
• Patient rights under HIPAA
• Scenarios and questions
8:00 – 10:00 am
Break 10:00 – 10:15 am
Privacy Risk Assessment 
• Understand the key elements of a risk assessment
• Identify different approaches to doing a risk assessment for privacy
• Identify a process that will work for your organization
10:15 – 11:45 am
Lunch (provided) 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Auditing & Monitoring for Your Privacy Program
• Identify at least 3 areas of consideration when developing your compliance audit and monitoring plan
• Identify the steps of conducting a audit
• Define at least 3 effectiveness measures for your audit and monitoring activities
12:45 – 2:30 pm
Break 2:30 – 2:45 pm
Health Plan & Employer Group Health Plan Privacy Issues 
• Health plan compliance with HIPAA
• Employer-sponsored group health plans
• Hot spots and OCR enforcement
2:45 – 3:45 pm
Break 3:45 – 4:00 pm
Vendor Relations 
• Provide overview of HIPAA contractual and organizational structures to meet regulatory obligations for HIPAA
• Outline and discuss selection of appropriate contract tool dependent on “relationship” between Covered Entity and others
• Provide authoritative resource for sample Business Associate language and other relevant documents
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Networking Event (optional) 5:30 pm
   

Wednesday

 
Continental Breakfast (provided) 8:00 – 8:30 am
Privacy & Security Challenges in Electronic Health Information
• Apply basic HIPAA requirements to the EHR and evolving technologies, business models, and regulations
• Learn concepts for mitigation of risks in the EHR and electronic databases
• Learn the basics of the HIPAA Security Rule
8:30 – 10:00 am
Break 10:00 – 10:15 am
Integrating Privacy Compliance into the Corporate Compliance Program
• Discuss the relationship between the Privacy Office and the Compliance Office using the 7 elements of an effective
compliance program as a frame work
• Understand how the Privacy Program fits into the Code of Conduct structure and how to communicate the relationship
to the workforce
• Examine how to work with the Compliance Program structure to respond to inquiries and implement corrective actions
10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch (provided) 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Breach Notification
• Understand breach notification requirements
• Determine when breach notification requirements would not apply
• Discuss the process to follow to determine if you have a reportable breach
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Break 2:30 – 2:45 pm
42 CFR Part 2: Federally Assisted Substance Abuse Programs
• Define “Who” — entities and personnel — are subject to the regulation
• Identify information that is covered by 42 CFR Part 2 with focus on items more stringent than HIPAA
• Provide resources such as samples of Consent Forms and most current list of Definitions
2:45 – 3:45 pm
Break 3:45 – 4:00 pm
Beyond HIPAA: Other Federal Privacy Laws
• Learn the major laws affecting privacy and security obligations of individual information
• Understand the jurisdiction and requirements for compliance with these federal rules
• Apply these rules to emerging theories of litigation and investigation in healthcare
4:00 – 5:00 pm
   

Thursday

 
Continental Breakfast (provided) 7:30 – 8:00 am
Privacy Effectiveness
• Methodology, process and content requested during a HIPAA privacy and security audit
• Challenges during a HIPAA audit like planning, reporting, document management and responses
• How audit preparation can be engaged through the seven elements for effective programs
8:00 – 9:45 am
Break 9:45 – 10:00 am
Privacy Compliance Beyond Implementation
• Discuss the process for responding to concerns, including identifying potential sources for issues, using proper
resources during investigations, and how to provide the required and necessary responses
• Understand the key elements of an ongoing auditing and monitoring plan for the Privacy Compliance Program
• Understand tips for evaluating the effectiveness of the Privacy Program
10:00 – 11:45 am
Academy Ends 11:45 am
CHPC® Exam Check-In Time 1:00 pm
Exam Time — Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHPC®) Exam (optional)
The CHPC® exam is optional. You must apply and pay for the exam separately from the Academy.
1:15 – 4:30 pm

Agenda is subject to change