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Breaches, Business Associates and Beyond: What You Need to Know About the New HIPAA/HITECH Regulations

12 Feb 2013, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Eastern Time)                            

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013, we will be hosting a Roundtable Webinar focused on the final omnibus HIPAA rule recently released by the Department of Health & Human Services, Office for Civil Rights to implement statutory changes required under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and amend the HIPAA privacy, security, enforcement, and breach notification rules.


  • Gina Cavalier

  • Robert Keenan

  • Tracy Weir


The Roundtable will include the following topics from the final rule:

  • Breaches: What the new “risk assessment” standard means for HIPAA breach notification

  • Business Associates: The implications of direct liability and changes to business associate agreement requirements

  • Marketing: How changes to the rules will impact marketing communications

  • Sale of PHI: What is prohibited and what are the exceptions

  • Research: How the changes permit greater flexibility

  • Fundraising: The expansion of permissible uses and disclosures

  • Notices of Privacy Practices: Overview of the key changes

  • Individual Rights: How changes to the access and related provisions expand individual rights

  • Enforcement: What the new landscape looks like

You can register to attend by Webinar by clicking the Register link at the bottom of this page.

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If you have questions concerning this Roundtable, contact Marie Parks at