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IPHA Webinar

  • 10 Nov 2017
  • 10:00 AM

Protecting Confidentiality for HIV Services


Webinar Summary: Attendees will learn about protecting the privacy and security of protected health information related to HIV Services provided in the Public Health Department.


Webinar format: 60 minute training session, 11/10/17, 10:00am CST


Register Here: http://bit.ly/2zJsftZ 


Webinar Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop an understanding of:
    1. HIPAA as a Federal Law
    2. HIPAA Privacy Rule
    3. HIPAA Security Rule
    4. HIPAA Transactions and Code Sets used in billing and coding HIV Services
    5. HIPAA National Provider Identifiers
  2. Review classification of State Public Health Departments
    1. Public Health Departments performing covered functions
    2. Understanding Business Associate and Trading Partner relationships
  1. Understand Privacy and Security Rules impact on Public Health HIV Services
    1. Uses and Disclosures
    2. Accounting for Disclosures (eg: suppression of EOBs, etc.)
    3. Notice of Privacy Practices
    4. Patient Rights (eg: client’s rights to know or suppress data)
    5. Minimum Necessary Rule
    6. De-identification methods
  1. Know how to protect PHI/ePHI with compliance activities
    1. HIPAA compliance assessments
    2. HIPAA IT Security Risk Analysis
    3. HIPAA education
    4. HIPAA enforcement
  1. Understand your role in protecting privacy and the consequences for violations
  2. Questions and Answers


Questions would be taken in the last 15 minutes of the 60 minute session.


Speaker Bio:

Shefali Mookencherry has extensive experience in the healthcare reimbursement/revenue cycle, HIPAA, healthcare IT/finance, IT security, MACRA, and Meaningful Use, including 20+ years in the healthcare industry, with nine spent in senior management positions. She has conducted HIPAA education, training, compliance assessments/analyses for various clients including small physician practices, IT vendors to larger integrated delivery networks and academic institutions. Shefali is certified in national and international privacy and security regulations. Furthermore, Shefali teaches graduate students at a local University about HIPAA, health insurance exchanges, revenue cycle, healthcare reform, and IT security.

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