Webinar Replay: What You Need to Know about OCR Phase 2 HIPAA Audits

Event Date: 

Thursday, July 16, 2015

As a result of OCR’s initial audit findings of "pervasive non-compliance", they are expanding Phase 2 audits to ferret out risks and vulnerabilities and identify compliance concerns for both covered entities and business associates. Will your organization pass muster or will it be subject to potentially significant penalties? Is your organization prepared for the significant documentation and evidence requests that will be integral to the Phase 2 audits?

Watch the replay of some of healthcare’s leading compliance experts to learn how you can prepare for an OCR audit.

  • Learn what steps your organization needs to take now to prepare for an audit.
  • Learn why both covered entities and business associates are subject to an OCR audit.
  • Learn the specific areas of concern to auditors.
  • Learn how to conduct a test audit to ensure all members of your staff know how to interact with OCR auditors.
  • Learn how to shift the mindset in your organization from a fear of audits and breaches to a culture of compliance. 

Adam Green
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Adam Greene, a nationally-recognized authority on HIPAA and the HITECH Act, primarily counsels health care systems, technology companies, and financial institutions on compliance with the HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification requirements. Adam is a former regulator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he played a key role in administering and enforcing the HIPAA rules. At HHS, Adam was responsible for determining how HIPAA rules apply to new and emerging health information technologies and he was instrumental in the development of the current enforcement process. HealthcareInfoSecurity.com recently named Adam one of 2015’s top ten influencers in the nation in health information security. ​ Link to full Bio

Cliff Baker
Managing Partner​
Meditology​ Services

Cliff is an industry leader in healthcare information technology, privacy and security, and has over 17 years of industry experience. He has worked with the nation’s leading healthcare organizations across all sectors of the industry and has served as an executive advisor for key industry affiliations and companies. He is a sought after contributor and speaker for various health IT and information risk management forums, the lead author of the HITRUST Common Security Framework, and author of various IT Risk Management publications. Prior to forming Meditology, Cliff was the Chief Strategy Officer for HITRUST and also led PricewaterhouseCoopers’ healthcare security practice.