(Recorded Webinar) Preparing for the End of the Federal PHE: HIPAA

This webinar is the sixth and final part of the six-part "Preparing for the End of the Federal PHE" webinar series. To view and/or purchase the full series, click here.

Duration: 60 minutes
Recorded on: 12/15/2022

During the federal PHE, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a limited waiver of HIPAA sanctions and penalties; notifications of enforcement discretion for telehealth, business associates, community-based testing sites and online or web-based scheduling applications for vaccination appointments; and multiple guidance documents on topics from permitted disclosures of protected health information (PHI) to first responders to restrictions on media access to PHI in facilities to HIPAA and audio-only telehealth. With the end of the federal PHE, the limited waiver will terminate and the notifications of enforcement discretion are likely to terminate, leaving HIPAA covered entities, including health centers, vulnerable to HIPAA complaints, investigations, audits and enforcement actions.

In this webinar, the presenters will provide an overview of the federal PHE-related flexibilities related to HIPAA, describe the post-PHE reality for privacy and security, and provide strategies for ensuring compliance with the HIPAA Rules.

Target Audience

  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Officers
  • Compliance Officers and Risk Managers
  • Medical Leadership and Staff
  • Administrative/Operations Leadership and Staff
  • Substance Use Disorder Services Leadership and Staff

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand how expiration of the HIPAA-related enforcement discretion notifications is likely to impact your health center, including your health center’s use of certain telehealth vendors
  • Determine the timing and scope of your health center’s next HIPAA security risk analysis
  • Identify key terms for contracts and business associate agreements with telehealth vendors
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
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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]

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance


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This webinar is the sixth and final part of the six-part "Preparing for the End of the Federal PHE" webinar series. To view and/or purchase the full series, click here.


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