Telehealth and HIPAA compliance changes: What you need to know to become and remain compliant during COVID-19

Many questions arise as the healthcare industry continues to adjust to changes brought on by COVID-19. How can practices attend to patients, manage staff and maintain a business during this challenging time while also conforming to telehealth and HIPAA regulations? Jim Johnson of Live Compliance will address these topics and provide actionable ways that practitioners can remain compliant and protect private data while conducting virtual patient visits and interacting with a remote staff.

  • Explain the importance of remaining compliant currently and in the future
  • Know how to protect patient information and sensitive data while working remotely
  • Evaluate which office functions may need to be updated to accommodate a newly-remote workforce

*This material was recorded on April 15, and reflects current industry practice as of that date. Please consult with an advisor about changes to the rules and regulations, and their application to your organization.

About the Speaker:

Jim Johnson is the President of Live Compliance and serves the compliance industry with more than 20 years of experience in information security and leadership. Live Compliance provides security risk assessments, compliance programs, employee training and breach and audit response support. The company has been providing HIPAA and compliance services to covered entities and business associates since 2009 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.