This webinar will be up to date on the day it is presented because we continuously track the modifications announced on almost a daily basis to Health Information Privacy Regulations to deal with the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. continue to be announced on almost a daily basis by OCR, HHS and CMS.
New Federal guidance from OCR, CMS, HHS and the CDC announces temporary emergency changes while explaining how existing HIPAA Rules for public health emergencies are to be followed. important Federal guidance. Telehealth is expanding rapidly to cover new categories of patients with new rules for reimbursement. There is special guidance for first responders, EMS, Law Enforcement, Public Health Authorities, SAMHSA covered providers treating Substance Use Disorders and Business Associates.
All Covered Entities and Business Associates need to know how to take advantage of the new temporary HIPAA compliance procedures and refresh their familiarity with HIPAA Rules designed for the current public health crisis.
Emergency HIPAA waivers were established to lessen administrative burdens and expand ways our health care system can care for an enormously increased number of patients.
Modifications to Health Information Privacy and Security Rules and reimbursement funds for expanded services that would have been unimaginable two months ago are in place and extremely helpful. But care must be taken to understand and document compliance with all these changes.
This webinar is designed to help you take advantage of the dramatic changes and stay safe while we all face and defeat this Public Health emergency together.
Why you should Attend: You should attend this webinar to learn how to take advantage of the new, temporary Telehealth modifications designed to reduce stress and patient surge during the COVID-19 outbreak. You will receive valuable handouts providing more detail and links to up to date resources that supplement information presented in the webinar.
Brush up on HIPAA Privacy Rules that remain in full force and effect and were designed for use and disclosure of PHI during Public Health Emergencies. The webinar will include all Telehealth modifications made up to the date it is presented.
Don't miss the opportunity to learn how Telehealth reimbursement and health information privacy rules have changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See how you can provide health care services more efficiently to a larger number of patients, comply with HIPAA and be paid for your services.
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