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HIPAA Omnibus Rule Compliance Checklist - For Law Firms and Other Entities that Fall Within the Definition of a Business Associate

Date: Thursday, October 17th 2013
Time: 3-5pm
Location: World Trade Center Sky Bridge Room, Building 2, 26 SW Salmon, Portland

Credit Type(s): General Credit

HIPAA Omnibus Rule compliance deadline is September 23, 2013. If you or any of your clients are business associates, have you (they) done everything to be in compliance? This presentation will cover the definition of a business associate and when a law firm may fall within that definition. Provisions of the Omnibus Rule that affect business associates will be discussed along with a checklist that business associates can use to confirm their compliance with the Omnibus Rule. The presentation will also touch upon business associate agreements and provisions important for that document from the business associates' perspective. Presented by Cindy Hahn (CIPP/US), Privacy Officer for Multnomah County, and Tatiana Perry (CIPP/US), a partner at Tonkon Torp. Both Cindy and Tatiana are Certified Information Privacy Professionals, a credential which is earned by taking two exams demonstrating a strong foundation in U.S. privacy laws and regulations and understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to and from the United States, the European Union and other jurisdictions.

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