HITECH's Impact on Business Associate Agreements With Healthcare Providers
Complying With New HIPAA Requirements and Preparing for Tougher Enforcement
HITECH Act effective Feb. 17
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine the HITECH Act's expansion of HIPAA requirements to agreements between healthcare providers and business associates. The panel will outline strategies for healthcare providers to ensure compliance with the increased obligations.
- Business associates
- Who is a business associate?
- New requirements
- Compliance issues
- Enforcement of PHI policies
- Business associate agreements
- Evaluating existing agreements
- Considerations and best practices in developing and negotiating new agreements
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How does HITECH expand the application of HIPAA requirements to business associates?
- What are the implications of the new HITECH requirements for healthcare providers' agreements with business associates?
- What issues must healthcare providers and business associates now consider before entering into business associate agreements?
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