The Back Burner May be on Fire! HIPAA Security Issues

Saturday, April 23, 2016: 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
National Harbor 10 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, CHC, LNC, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, VA and Annette Kiser, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Statesville, NC
While you are paying attention to the endless new hospice regulations, have you left the requirements for HIPAA security unattended on the back burner? The Office for Civil Rights and the keeper of HIPAA have stated that they will be ramping up HIPAA audits of all providers in the near future. How safe is your patient information? This session will cover the hottest HIPAA security issues and HIPAA risk assessment. You can’t afford to miss it!

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the current HIPAA regulatory environment
2. Identify the hot button issues a hospice needs to focus on for possible risk
3. Discuss the components, process and best practices for a HIPAA security risk assessment

CE/CME: Counselor, Nurse, Physician and Social Worker