(Recorded Webinar) HIPAA: Business Associates

Health centers regularly contract with vendors and other third parties that perform functions or activities on their behalf, or that provide a variety of important services.  When those functions or services involve the use or disclosure of protected health information (PHI), the contractor may qualify as the health center’s business associate under HIPAA.

The HIPAA Privacy Rule requires covered entities (like health centers) to obtain “satisfactory assurances” that their business associates will appropriately safeguard the PHI they create or receive.  Those “satisfactory assurances” are typically memorialized in a contract called a “business associate agreement” (BAA) between the covered entity and business associate.

This webinar will explain how health centers can properly identify their business associates, describe health center obligations with respect to business associates, and highlight important points to consider when negotiating BAAs. 

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Please note: This webinar is offered as a complimentary product to all Health Center Compliance Premium Plan Subscribers.  To learn more about FTLF's Premium Plan Subscription and to become a subscriber, please email learning@ftlf.com.

Target Audience

  • Health Center Leadership/C-Suite
  • General Counsel
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Compliance and Privacy Officers
  • Other Staff Assisting with Contracting
  • Health Center Partners and Collaborators

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify contractors that qualify as “business associates” under HIPAA;
  • Discuss health center rights and obligations with respect to business associates; and
  • Describe required and optional terms for inclusion in business associate agreements (BAAs).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
05/18/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Cost:
$150.00

DAVID BENDER

As of July 2019, David is no longer with the firm. 

David is an Associate in the Health Law and Federal Grants practice groups, David assists in matters pertaining to litigation and compliance by conducting legal research and drafting documents that further client interests. David works on a wide variety of issues affecting Federally Qualified Health Centers and other federal grantees, including those relating to the False Claims Act, the Federal Tort Claims Act, HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid overpayments, and OMB cost principles. 

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/18/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$150.00
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