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  1. 1. IADMD <ul><li>It has been four years since the deadline to </li></ul><ul><li>comply with the Privacy Act, of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. </li></ul><ul><li>The Privacy Rule was written to be very flexible, but also leaves covered entities very uncertain as to whether they are HIPAA compliant. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Is your office prepared for an audit by the Office of Civil Rights? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Are you prepared for the civil, criminal and monetary sanctions if found not compliant? </li></ul>
  4. 4. IADMD <ul><li>During the past four years there has been very little government oversight, because of this lack of oversight, there have been no security audits. </li></ul><ul><li>In fact, over the past four years, the only time an investigation occurs is if a HIPAA complaint is received by the Office of Civil Rights. (OCR) </li></ul>
  5. 5. IADMD <ul><li>The federal government has officially begun conducting HIPAA Security audits and sanctioning organizations that fail to comply. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, conducted their first HIPAA audit in June of 2007. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The recent American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is going to have an enormous impact on HIPAA Security and privacy practices. </li></ul><ul><li>Included in the ARRA are tens of billions of dollars to expand the use of health information technology as well as significant changes to the HIPAA laws. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>You would do well to prepare your office now for the inevitability of a HIPAA Security audit in the future . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>We at the IADMD strive to educate medical professionals, of all specialties, on the intricacies of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. We have received counsel from lawyers, whose specialty is HIPAA law. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>We are proud to offer this valuable information to you and your office. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The IADMD HIPAA RISK ANALYSIS SEMINAR was developed by doctors and dentists for doctors and dentists. </li></ul><ul><li>This seminar will not only determine and help solve your potential PHI security risks, but will also translate the very cumbersome HIPPA law into easily understood material. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The overall objective of a HIPAA risk analysis is to document the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, or availability of protected health information (PHI). </li></ul><ul><li>This personalized Risk Analysis will determine the appropriate safeguards to bring the level of risk to an manageable level </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Our 10 step HIPAA risk assessment will help ensure that your security controls are fully proportionate to the risks your office is exposed to. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>This in-office seminar will help prepare your office for the changes the ARRA is going to have on health care entities. </li></ul><ul><li>This seminar also includes a “Risk Assessment”, one of the mandatory stipulations of the Security Act. </li></ul>
  16. 16. This seminar will include….. <ul><li>A complete Risk Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive Training for your entire office. </li></ul><ul><li>HIPAA Compliant procedures and policies </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Communication in relation to HIPAA </li></ul><ul><li>How to avoid a compliant driven investigation </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Don’t wait for an audit to see if you are HIPAA compliant! </li></ul><ul><li>Call today for a quote for your personalized, in house, HIPPA Risk Analysis and Seminar. </li></ul><ul><li>Shane Downs 203-558-7511 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>