Advanced Concepts in Compliance


[3453] Advanced Concepts in Compliance
About security incidents and reporting obligations under HIPAA and TX state law.

Presentation Info:

  • TAHC&H Virtual Event | Administrator Program | Recorded for On-Demand Access
  • Presentation Date | November 10, 2020

Program Description: This presentations discusses (i) legal obligations to investigate and respond to security incidents and (ii) steps to comply with reporting obligations under HIPAA and state law. Our new reality: risks are on the rise. With data breaches in the last nine years affecting over 2,500 healthcare data breaches and more than 500 records. Data breaches and resulting regulatory and legal action have escalated in healthcare with penalties reaching millions in 2019. Learn about the common areas of vulnerability, the impact of data loss, key elements for protecting your organization, and ways to reduce risk.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.260[a][6]risk assessment and management

Education-Training Credits:

  • TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
    • 1.5 Clock Hr(s)
  • Continuing Education for Nurses
    • 1.5 Contact Hr(s)
    • This program awards CNE until 11.10.2022
  • Social Work Continuing Education
    • 1.5 Hr(s) SWCEU

Texas HCSSA CE Approval Statement
This program meets continuing education requirements for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.

Texas Social Worker CE Approval Statement
Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of social work education by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, approved provider #1230.

Nurse CE Approval Statement
Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002151

Requirements for Successful Completion
To receive continuing education credits for this online presentation participant must view the entire online presentation, complete an evaluation, and post-test attestation.

Reporting of Perceived Bias
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TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter(s): Heidi Kocher J.D., M.B.A., C.H.C. | Liles Parker

About the Presenter(s):
Heidi Kocher
Esq., MBA, CHC, is a partner with the law firm of Liles Parker.  She has over 20 years of experience advising and defending health care clients on legal and regulatory matters affecting providers of all sizes.  She is an expert in all aspects of compliance and privacy programs, including developing and deploying policies, procedures and training.  Her experience includes serving as a Chief Compliance Officer and a Chief Privacy Officer, implementing the various requirements and aspects of Corporate Integrity Agreements, and responding to and defending audits from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers up through the ALJ level.   She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.  She is licensed in Texas and Maryland, and admitted to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.  She is also Certified in Health Care Compliance. 

[3453] Advanced Concepts in Compliance

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