Joseph Kirkpatrick, Managing Partner, KirkpatrickPrice; Chris Swift, Product Manager, Lockpath
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights announced on March 21, 2016 that Phase 2 of HIPAA audits have officially begun. A year later, more than 200 desk audits have occurred, however covered entities and their business associates are still struggling to know what to focus on and in which areas they are lacking safeguards.
In this webcast, KirkpatrickPrice’s Joseph Kirkpatrick and Lockpath’s Chris Swift will discuss the lessons learned from HIPAA enforcement actions to date and what to expect from the OCR in 2018. Attendees will discover:
• Trends from Phase 1 and 2
• Key takeaways from Phase 2 desk audits
• What the delayed on-site audits means for 2018
• What you can do to proactively prepare for that inevitable knock