The Omnibus Rule outlines significant changes to the relationships between covered entities and business associates, leading to a variety of compliance and vendor management challenges.
This webinar provides attendees with an understanding of what has changed for business associates with the Omnibus Rule, and discusses how it changes the relationship between provider and vendor. The webinar also explains the revised breach notification process involving business associates and offers advice on how to update business associate agreements and effectively manage vendors in this new environment.
This webinar event was recorded on August 22, 2013, and features:
Helen Oscislawski, founder of Attorneys at Oscislawski LLC, is a corporate and regulatory attorney whose practice focuses almost exclusively on advising and representing healthcare clients. She is widely recognized as a “go to” attorney on HIPAA, HITECH, and state privacy laws, and has developed numerous tools and policies for HIPAA and HITECH compliance. She was appointed to the New Jersey Health Information Technology Commission (NJHITC) in 2008, and currently serves as Chair of the State Privacy and Security Committee for the NJHIT Coordinator.
Mac McMillan,FHIMSS, CISM is co-founder and CEO of CynergisTek, Inc., a firm specializing in information security and regulatory compliance in healthcare. He is Chair of the HIMSS Privacy & Security Policy Task Force and brings over 30 years of experience from both Government and private sector positions. He has worked in the healthcare industry since his retirement from the federal government and contributes thought leadership in healthcare publications regularly around compliance, data security and privacy in healthcare.
Gerry Blass, president and CEO of ComplyAssistant, has over 35 years experience in healthcare IT and compliance, He formed Blass Compliance in 2001 to provide professional consulting services for healthcare IT, and ComplyAssistant in 2009 to develop a web based software tool for management of compliance due diligence activities. His experience includes implementation of healthcare systems & technology, strategic planning, information privacy, security, breach notification, and Meaningful Use.