HIPAA Fundamentals

Washington, DC US
November 7, 2018 to November 8, 2018

Designed for Compliance Officers and Privacy Officers, this small group, hands-on two-day training is led by FTLF attorneys with years of experience working with Federally Qualified Health Centers on risk management and compliance issues. The training includes an introduction to the HIPAA Rules and an in-depth discussion about protecting patient health information.

The curriculum includes both the legal requirements and best practices for determining whether a breach has occurred, determining whether a business associate relationship exists, and responding to patient complaints and government investigations. The trainers will also share a series of real-life examples from health centers and other covered entities.

At this highly interactive training, you will have the opportunity to ask questions in a comfortable setting and receive direct answers from the trainers.  Additionally, you will be able to learn how other health centers tackle similar issues and brainstorm with your peers and trainers on how to build and maintain an effective HIPAA Compliance program. 

Included in your registration: 

  • Educational sessions on the HIPAA Rules and recent HIPAA enforcement actions;
  • Small class size to allow for one-on-one support from trainers;
  • Networking opportunities;
  • Compliance resources including FTLF’s sample breach log and sample business associate agreement as well as resources from the Office for Civil Rights; and
  • Continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks on both days.

Please note that this training is limited to a small number of participants to allow for conversation, networking and one-on-one support from the trainers.

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/07/2018 - 9:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/08/2018 - 1:30pm EST


Washington, DC
Wednesday, November 7th - Thursday, November 8th
*All specific times are subject to change*

Day 1

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018        
9:00 am - 4:45 pm
9:00 am - 9:15 amIntroductions and Overview
9:15 am - 10:30 amSession 1: Key Components of HIPAA Privacy and Security
10:30 am - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Session 1: Continued
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Session 2: Breach Determinations and Notifications
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Session 3: Responding to an OCR Audit or Investigation
4:30 pm - 4:45 pmWrap-Up

Day 2

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018        
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Session 4: Business Associates
10:30 am - 10:45 amBreak
10:45 am - 12:15 amSession 5: OCR Enforcement Highlights and Developing a HIPAA Compliance Work Plan
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch and Session 6: Common HIPAA Compliance Concerns for Health Centers



FTLF Training Center
1129 20th St. NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
United States
+1 (855) 200-3822
Feldesman Training Room


Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End 
2121 M St NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 838-2222

The Wink - Washington, DC 
1143 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 775-0800

Kimpton Hotel Palomar DC 
2121 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
Hotel: (202) 448-1800 | Reservations: (877) 866-3070

The St. Gregory Hotel - Dupont Circle 
2033 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 530-3600

Kimpton Hotel Madera 
1310 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Hotel: (202) 296-7600 | Reservations: (800) 430-1202

The Embassy Row Hotel
2015 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Hotel: (202) 265-1600 | Reservations: (855) 893-1011

The Dupont Circle Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 483-6000

Hilton Garden Inn - Washington DC/Georgetown Area
2201 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 974-6010

Embassy Suites - Georgetown
1250 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 857-3388

Molly Evans

A partner in the firm’s health law practice group, Molly advises health centers on the management of clinical, employment and workforce related risks, with a particular focus on professional liability, Federal Tort Claims Act, and HIPAA matters. From her experience as both a private attorney and in-house counsel, Molly knows the importance of managing liability and risk issues in mission-driven organizations. [Full Bio]

Dianne Pledgie

As Partner and Compliance Counsel with the firm’s health law practice group, Dianne advises health centers on implementing effective compliance programs and on addressing top compliance risk areas. Dianne counsels health centers and other organizations on developing compliance programs that include the OIG’s seven elements, respond to identified compliance risk areas and reflect the organization’s culture.  Dianne also advises health centers and other organizations on patient privacy and confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and 42 CFR Part 2.  She has experience responding to privacy and security incidents, including determining whether there has been a breach, notifying patients and the government, and creating corrective action plans. [Full Bio]

A Certificate of Attendance for each attendee will be available immediately following the completion of the training by clicking "Launch Course" under the registration tab.


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All cancellation requests must be received in writing at learning@ftlf.com. Requests for refunds will be granted according to the following schedule:

  • Requests received 30 or more days prior to the event will receive a full refund.
  • Requests received between 11 to 29 days prior to the event will receive a 50% refund.
  • Requests received within 10 days of the event start date are not eligible for a refund.

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