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Vermont Dental Conference

Program 3  HIPAA Compliance - Are You and Your Patients Protected?

Mary Govoni, CDA, RDH, MBA    3 CEU's- Non-Clinical
Audience Code: A, O

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This speaker has indicated that she has no relevant external financial relationships in support of this program.

Meeting HIPAA compliance requirements can be confusing and time consuming, especially when new requirements are added. The risks of non-compliance can be expensive both monetarily and in negative publicity about a dental practice. Learn the latest developments in HIPAA rules and requirements and develop a plan to enhance or update your needed documentation and training regarding: Security risk assessment and analysis, employee activities that may put the practice at risk for a security breach, protocols to follow if a security breach occurs, types of HIPAA-required documentation, systems to ensure that the practice is HIPAA compliant.

 Program Objectives:

  • Differentiate between the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • Learn what is required by HIPAA for documentation in a dental practice
  • Receive and discuss compliance checklists and practical tips to meet the requirements
  • Evaluate current documentation for HIPAA compliance
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