Don't Miss the HIPAA Omnibus! Strategies for Complying with HIPAA-HITECH Regulations

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Reinhart hosted a webinar – recording and handout – to address topics important to ensure compliance for the September 23, 2013 compliance deadline, including:

  • Key Compliance "To-Do's"
    • Change Your Notice of Privacy Practices
    • Update your Business Associate Agreements
    • Implement the new fundraising "opt-out" process
    • Understand the new "breach" standard
  • Post-September 23rd Planning
    • Tips for operationalizing HIPAA-HITECH changes
    • What you need to know about the current HIPAA enforcement focus

Who Should Attend:

  • Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility CEOs/Executive Directors
  • Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Compliance Staff/Privacy Officers
  • Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Directors of Development

About the Presenters:

Robert J. Heath is a shareholder in the firm's Health Care Practice and serves as chair of the Long-Term Care Facilities, Assisted Living and Senior Housing Practice Group within the Health Care Department. His practice stresses general corporate, transactional and regulatory representation of health care providers, with a special emphasis on legal issues as they affect long-term care assisted living and independent living facilities. He provides legal counsel in all areas of health care law including health care acquisitions and mergers, joint ventures, managed care law and health care-related administrative law matters.

Heather L. Fields is a shareholder in the firm's Health Care Practice and the Tax-Exempt Organizations group. She addresses a wide variety of health care regulatory and transactional issues in her practice and has extensive experience in compliance matters, including designing and implementing corporate compliance programs and assessing compliance program effectiveness. She regularly advises clients regarding internal and external investigations, audits and corrective action plans, all aspects of HIPAA compliance, clinical research compliance, and 340B compliance. She has assisted clients in preparing and negotiating OIG disclosures and refunding overpayments, as well as counseling clients with respect to fraud and abuse issues that arise in the context of various health care provider relationships and transactions. She is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by the Health Care Compliance Association and is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) through the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.

A. John Richter is an attorney in the firm's Health Care Practice. John provides counsel on regulatory, transactional and litigation matters.


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