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for those interested in the HIPAA

Krin135 at aol.com Krin135 at aol.com
Sat Nov 14 03:53:43 GMT 2009

I don't think that there is any CME provided for it, but at least it's  



*Free  Audio Conference*
Hosted by The Beard Group Law and Business  Publishers

Beard Group invites you to attend  a free audio conference on November 17, 
2009 from 2 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern time  on new developments in HIPAA and how 
they may affect your company. Two laywers  who are experts in this subject 
will deliver an hour long presentation, followed  by 30 minutes of question 
and answer time. 

Date: November 17,  2009
Time: 2 PM EST
Length: 1.5 hours
Cost: FREE

To register for  the conference, visit: 
http://www.trauma.org/index.php/community/list/url/http:list.ftech.net/pipermail/trauma-list/2009-November/_http://www.beardfreeaudioconferences.com/healthlaw_ (http://www.beardfreeaudioconferences.com/healthlaw) 

Details  on how to connect to the audio conference will be sent to the 
e-mail address you  provide during signup a few days before the  event.

Major  Changes to HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules Enacted in Economic 
Securities  Package

The  HITECH Act is the largest and most consequential expansion and change 
to the  federal privacy and security rules since the beginning of the HIPAA 
privacy and  security programs.

For the first time, HIPAA covered entities will be  required to provide 
specific notification to individuals if they discover a  breach of protected 
health information (PHI). Different rules apply if the  breach involves less 
than 10 individuals, 10 or more individuals, and more than  500 individuals.

Who Should  Attend

This program is designed for covered  entity executives, health care 
attorneys, CEOs, business associates of covered  entities, and health care 

By attending this audio  conference, you will learn and understand:
* The background of the  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
* The major changes to  the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules enacted by the
HITECH Act  under the ARRA and how these changes may affect your company.
* How  current law and rules compare to the new provisions affecting HIPAA 
under the  ARRA.
* New compliance dates and what to expect from Health and Human  Services
(HHS) under these new  rules.

About the  Speakers

Ross C. DíEmanuele
Dorsey  & Whitney, LLP
Minneapolis Office

Ross C. D'Emanuele is a partner  in Dorseyís Health Group, and Chair of the 
Life Services and Health Care  Group.  He counsels on a wide variety of 
public, private, nonprofit, and  for-profit entities in the health care field, 
with specific emphasis on health  care fraud and abuse, credentialing and 
medical and pharmacy practice act  matters, food and drug law, and privacy 
regulation, including Medicare/Medicaid  and private payor reimbursement, 
corporate compliance programs, drug and medical  device approval and post-market 
regulatory matters, and technology transfer and  clinical trials.  He is the 
author of "Major Changes to HIPAA Security and  Privacy Rules Enacted in 
Economic Stimulus Package, August 4, 2009."

Gina  M. Kastel
Faegre & Benson, LLP
Minneapolis Office

Gina Kastel  is a partner in the Health Care and Nonprofit Organizations 
practice of Faegre  & Benson LLP. She advises hospitals, physician practices, 
skilled nursing  facilities and medical device manufacturers regarding 
health information privacy  issues, including compliance with HIPAAís privacy and 
security regulations and  state health records laws.  She also counsels 
these clients on a wide range  of other regulatory matters, including billing 
and reimbursement issues,  compliance with anti-fraud and abuse laws, and 
licensure and accreditation. She  has given many presentations on health care 
matters, including the "New HIPAA  Privacy and Security Mandates."

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