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The Federal Stimulus Package and Expanding HIPAA Requirements

A Complimentary Breakfast Seminar for Health Care Administrators and Professionals

June 2, 2009

June 2, 2009

Shipman & Goodwin - Hartford Office
Hartford, CT

The economic stimulus package, officially named the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA"), signed by President Obama on February 17th, includes the Health Information Technology Economic and Clinical Health Act ("HITECH"). ARRA and HITECH contain extensive changes to the privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") and provide incentives for implementing health information technology. Discussion will focus on the changes and the implications for covered entities and business associates and will summarize the health information technology incentives.

Seminar topics include:

  • Application of HIPAA to business associates
  • Modifications to the Business Associate Agreement
  • New requirements regarding notification of breach
  • New restrictions on disclosure requirements and sale of PHI
  • New accounting and access requirements
  • Increased penalties and enforcement
  • Action items and effective dates
  • Summary of health information technology incentives

Coffee and light breakfast will be served. For directions and parking information, please click on "download printable pdf" above.

Please feel free to extend this invitation to other health care administrators and professionals.

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