HIPAA – Did you know…

  • April 08, 2014
  • 7:15 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Registration


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Registration and hot breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. program to follow at 8:00 a.m.

HIPAA – Did you know…
…worker compensation carriers are NOT covered entities under HIPAA; and

…the medical pay portion of auto policies are NOT covered under HIPAA; and

…Business Associates are now directly liable in the event of a HIPAA breach; and

…The Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights have stepped up their enforcement of HIPAA which has resulted in an increase in the fines and penalties against covered entities

 All of these changes affect those involved in managed care arrangements.  Come and learn the latest information on HIPAA including the Omnibus Regulation and the latest on enforcement from Karel Hadacek, JD, Equal Opportunity Specialist, US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights.


Speaker:
Karel Hadacek. J.D.

Karel Hadacek. J.D. has been an Equal Opportunity Specialist for the Region VIII Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for 12 years.  Ms. Hadacek investigates compliance complaints and self-reports of non-compliance under the Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). These processes encompass a finding of fact, finding of law, negotiation for corrective actions, and enforcement.

She has a strong history of incident/noncompliance investigation and corrective action planning gained in the nuclear weapon industry. Karel has lived in Colorado for 25 years and has four children.

Children's Hospital Colorado - second floor
13123 East 16th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045

Free parking is available in the parking garage directly in front of the hospital.



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