HIPAA Compliance for Business Associates
Overcoming Complex Challenges With Data De-Identification, Security Breaches, Indemnification and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide healthcare counsel with guidance on the HIPAA rule and its impact on business associate agreements (BAAs), as well as changes to privacy, security and breach notification requirements for covered entities. The panel will outline strategies to ensure compliance with the increased obligations.
- Business associate agreements
- Ensuring HIPAA compliance in existing agreements
- Negotiating and drafting new agreements—indemnity, audit rights, transmission of PHI overseas and other contract challenges
- Dealing with subcontractors
- Privacy and security challenges
- Data aggregation
- Data de-identification and limited data sets
- Breaches and breach notification
- Best practices for compliance
- OCR recent guidance on cloud services providers as business associates
- Lessons from recent HIPAA enforcement
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What risks do business associates face when using electronic means to communicate with healthcare providers?
- What issues must business associates and covered entities consider before entering into BAAs?
- What steps should business associates and covered entities take to ensure compliance with the privacy and security requirements under HIPAA?
Nathan A. Kottkamp
Mr. Kottkamp concentrates in healthcare law, including Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, third-party... | Read More
Mr. Kottkamp concentrates in healthcare law, including Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, third-party reimbursement, federal and state regulatory compliance, fraud and abuse, self-referral prohibitions, privacy and confidentiality requirements, patient rights and clinical ethics, medical staff privileges, healthcare contracts, certificate of public need proposals, reproductive medicine and HIPAA.Close
Isaac M. Willett
Faegre Baker Daniels
Mr. Willett counsels clients on developing regulatory strategies, including compliance with health care facility... | Read More
Mr. Willett counsels clients on developing regulatory strategies, including compliance with health care facility licensing laws, health care privacy laws, Medicare and Medicaid, the Stark Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute. He also represents clients in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other business transactions. He advises clients on structural matters involving entity selection, reorganizations, acquisitions and dissolutions as well as assisting clients with business planning and the negotiation and drafting of various contracts, including employment agreements, independent contractor agreements and non-competition agreements.Close