ASIPP HIPPA Webinar
Length: 60 minute presentation and 1/2 hour Q&A
CEUs: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: $150
Presenter: Vicki Myckowiak, esq
*This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
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The federal government is focusing more attention on the privacy and security of patient health information. Failure to meet the requirements for HIPAA can lead to thousands of dollars in fines and unwanted media attention. Are you HIPAA compliant? What about your business associates? Have you done the required HIPAA Risk Assessment? How will you respond if there is a government investigation?
Vicki Myckowiak, an expert in HIPAA in interventional pain practices, will provide a practical and understandable presentation to help move you through the sometimes overwhelming HIPAA requirements so that you can feel comfortable that you are meeting the government requirements.
This webinar will include information on: HIPAA Security for your practice, doing the required risk analysis and how to avoid patient electronic records from being stolen including:
• Who must comply
• What information needs to be protected
• What are business associate agreements and who needs them.
• How to do a required HIPAA Risk Analysis
• What happens if you don’t comply and how much can you pay
• Where to get started Presenter: Vicki Myckowiak, esq
Vicki Myckowiak, esq Bio
Vicki Myckowiak is a principal of MYCKOWIAK ASSOCIATES, P.C. She is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and The National Law Center at George Washington University. Ms. Myckowiak is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Health Care Compliance Association.
Ms. Myckowiak has been practicing healthcare law for 30 years and focuses her practice on representing interventional pain practices on issues including compliance programs, Medicare audits, commercial payor audits, contracting, informed consent, HIPAA, fraud and abuse investigations, reimbursement, and third party payor coverage issues. Ms. Myckowiak has helped implement and maintain compliance programs for dozens of interventional pain practices across the country. Ms. Myckowiak also works extensively with third party billing companies.
Ms. Myckowiak frequently writes and speaks on trends in health care law including fraud and abuse, government enforcement efforts and regulatory initiatives, contracts, audits, and compliance programs.