How to Pass a HIPAA Desk Audit
Start Date: 2019-03-20
End Date: 2019-03-20
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
In 2016, as a part of its HIPAA enforcement efforts to assess compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) started conducting desk audits of covered entities and their business associates. This webinar will help prepare your organization and protect you from the financial and reputational harm of a security incident or patient data breach.
Why should you attend this webinar?
This is an actionable class that gives specific guidance on how to prepare for, and pass, an OCR Desk Audit. In 2016, the Officer for Civil Rights (OCR) streamlined their auditing processes allowing them to swiftly and easily determine an organizations HIPAA compliance by performing summary audits entirely via email. At the same time, fines collected for non-compliance with HIPAA grew from $6.2M in 2015 to a staggering $23M in 2016. Things got serious!
Using the materials from this class you will be able to perform a gap analysis of your readiness for a HIPAA desk audit and lay the groundwork for passing an in-depth, on-site audit, potentially saving your organization hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- The four ways you can get audited
- The price of neglecting HIPAA
- Documents requested during an audit
- Checklist for passing an OCR desk audit
- Protecting your business partners
- Questions and Answers
Who can Benefit:
- Officers and managers of any organization that is required to comply with federal or state HIPAA regulations.
- HIPAA Officers
Mark Norby brings more than 18 years of combined HIPAA and healthcare IT experience from positions within the private sector and as a government contractor. As a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Mr.Norby has helped hundreds of hospitals and clinics throughout the U.S. with HIPAA compliance and IT improvements.
Organized by : HIPAA Ijona