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Webinar: Confidentiality Matters: HIPAA Training with a Focus on Behavioral Health

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  • Date Recorded: August 9, 2023
  • Length: about 1 hour
  • Presenter: Nick Merkin
  • CE: eligible for 1 CE
  • Price: $50.00 (Members get webinar for free)
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HIPAA breaches and ensuing investigations can strike fast. Developing a robust HIPAA compliance program for your addiction treatment program is crucial.

You will learn the basics of HIPAA compliance as well as Title 42 Part 2, and best practices for implementation within your care settings.

In this CE-based webinar, our presenter will cover:

  • A refresher on HIPAA requirements
  • Building out your HIPAA compliance program
  • How to address the additional stringencies of 42 CFR Part 2
  • Patient rights and what you need to know to comply with your obligations
  • How to build adequate HIPPA Security safeguards
  • How to survive the enforcement process
  • Tips for building a culture of compliance

Within the recovery community, an information breach can be mentally traumatic and financially devastating. Adequate preparation can mean the difference for the populations within our care.

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National Behavioral Health Association of Providers is a national trade membership association that provides education and advocacy for behavioral healthcare providers and related entities. Formerly known as the American Addiction Treatment Association, BHAP is the leading and unifying voice of addiction-focused treatment programs.

Compliagent: Solutions, Not Surprises

Compliagent is one of BHAP's Associate Members. Serving over two-hundred healthcare facilities, providers, and business associates, they proactively and cost-effectively mitigate compliance and ethics, data privacy, and data security risks, resulting in stronger organizations and improved long-term profitability.

Presenter

Nick Merkin

 

Nick Merkin, JD, MBA, CHC, CHPC

Nick Merkin is the Chief Executive Officer of Compliagent, a national healthcare compliance consulting firm based in Los Angeles.

As part of his consulting practice, he frequently serves as a fractional or interim Chief Compliance Officer for addiction treatment providers experiencing rapid growth, payment challenges, or in the process of merger or acquisition. Nick earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as Managing Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems. Nick was also awarded an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University's Recanati School of Business and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the California Bar, Nick is certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB).

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Webinar: Confidentiality Matters: HIPAA Training with a Focus on Behavioral Health
This webinar emphasizes the importance of developing a strong HIPAA compliance program for addiction treatment programs, as well as the basics of HIPAA compliance, Title 42 Part 2, and best practices for implementing these regulations in care settings, HIPAA security safeguards, surviving the enforcement process, and fostering a culture of compliance.
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