Merit Career Development > HIPAA and HITECH for Business Associates
In this course Patricia Wynne, Esq., a seasoned HIPAA Privacy Officer, presents a step-by-step guide for Business Associates to develop an effective HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Plan. The course is also valuable for Covered Entities to monitor their Business Associates' compliance with these new laws. When implemented, the compliance plan will help minimize the occurrence of breaches and provide guidance on remediation, if needed.
HIPAA and HITECH Overview, Key Definitions, the Role of the Privacy Officer, the Business Associate Agreement, Security Standards, Drafting the Compliance Plan, Implementing the Plan, and Breaches.
About the Instructor
Patricia Wynne, Esq. has been practicing law since 1987. Since 2000, she has been the Privacy Officer for a healthcare provider that supplies services to thousands of clients daily. As the Privacy Officer, Ms. Wynne is responsible for maintaining her company's compliance with HIPAA and HITECH, drafting their Business Associate Agreements, and following up on any problems or breaches that may occur.