This webinar will be addressing the major changes under the Omnibus Rule changes which give patients the right to sue under state law citing HIPAA. There are an enormous amount of issues and risks for covered entities and business associates under Omnibus. Several states have already set precedence for giving their citizens the right to sue under HIPAA laws, examples will be discussed as well as risk factors.
The Federal government is encouraging states to adopt laws to remedy patients for wrongful disclosures?
What does this mean for covered entities and business associates?
Why should you be concerned?
Understanding the Court cases that are changing the landscape of HIPAA and patient’s ability to sue.
Areas Covered in the Session :
Updates for 2015
Examples of court cases
Frivolous law suits on the rise
Business associates and the increased burden
Process for suing under HIPAA
Who Will Benefit:
MD’s and other Medical Professionals
Home Health Groups
Any Business Associates who work with Medical Practices or Hospitals