HIPAA Privacy Rule Proposed Changes: Right of Access, Minimum Necessary Standard Exception, Disclosure of PHI

Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A


Conducted on Thursday, February 11, 2021

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Program Materials

This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel through the proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The panel will discuss how these changes will impact healthcare providers and others in the healthcare industry.

Description

On Dec. 10, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a 350+ page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for significant changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The proposed changes are intended to foster care coordination and case management for individuals and providers.

The proposed changes would strengthen individual access and improve information sharing related to care coordination and management. The changes also impose additional requirements and burdens on healthcare providers and health plans. HIPAA covered entities would need to make significant revisions to their policies, procedures and practices related to access to healthcare information.

The proposed changes would provide healthcare providers with more flexibility to share information. Healthcare providers would still have the option to use the new permissions available under the proposed changes, provided it is in the patient's best interest and the patient does not object to the disclosure.

Listen as our authoritative panel of healthcare attorneys examines the proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The panel will discuss what these changes mean for healthcare providers and others in the healthcare industry.

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Outline

  1. Care coordination and case management
  2. Individual right to access
  3. Identity verification burden for individuals
  4. Minimum necessary standard exception
  5. Permission to use and disclosure of PHI
  6. Disclosures for telecommunications relay services

Benefits

The panel will review these and other key issues:

  • How do the proposed changes impact HIPAA's Individual Right of Access to PHI?
  • What will the minimum necessary standard exception mean for health plans and providers?
  • What new burdens do the rule changes place on healthcare providers and business associates?

Faculty

Peters, Iliana
Iliana L. Peters

Shareholder
Polsinelli

Ms. Peters is recognized by the healthcare industry as a preeminent thinker and speaker on data privacy and security,...  |  Read More

Sellinger, Bianca
Bianca (Paraguya) Sellinger
Senior Privacy and Compliance Manager
One Medical

Ms. Sellinger works with cross-functional teams to help design and implement the privacy and compliance programs that...  |  Read More

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