HIPAA Series Part 1: The HIPAA Privacy Rule – Overview and Individual Rights
Includes a Live Event on 03/25/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
This session will provide an overview of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and an overview of who is covered by HIPAA. We will discuss the key provisions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, with an in-depth discussion of an individual’s right to access their medical record.
-Who is Covered by HIPAA (Covered Entities and Business Associates
-What is and isn’t PHI
-Permitted Uses and Disclosures
-Minimum Necessary Standard
-Sale of PHI
-Administrative Requirements (Designate a Privacy Officer, Designate Person/Office to Receive Complaints, Provide Training, Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures)
-Individual Rights (Notice of Privacy Practices, Access, Amendment, Accounting, Alternative Communications, Request Restriction, Complaints to the Covered Entity and OCR)
Rachel Lips, J.D.
Rachel Lips has been an Investigator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Rocky Mountain Region, since November 2016. Rachel received a Juris Doctor from the University of North Dakota School of Law and is admitted to practice law in the state of North Dakota. She also received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of North Dakota. Rachel lives in Parker, Colorado with her husband, Kellen, and their dog, Chloe. They enjoy traveling and spending time with their family and friends.