The Upcoming OCR HIPAA Audit Program - What To Expect and How To Prepare
Original broadcast date: July 28, 2011
The HITECH Act mandates that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) institute a HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule compliance audit program of covered entities and business associates. With the recent selection of consulting firm KPMG as the contractor to provide these services, it's likely that the approximately 150 audits will begin soon. For an advance look at what the program will include, what your organization should be doing to prepare and advice on key industry metrics to prioritize, join our panel of legal, practical and regulatory experts who've been involved in—and closely following‐this effort's development.
Cliff Baker, Chief Strategy Officer, HITRUST Alliance
Adam Greene, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Susan McAndrew, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy, Office for Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services