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HIPAA: Fundamentals (Washington, DC)

February 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


Designed for Compliance Officers and Privacy Officers, this two-day training includes an introduction to the HIPAA Rules and an in-depth discussion on protecting patient health information. The curriculum includes both the legal requirements and best practices for determining whether a breach has occurred, determining whether a business associate relationship exists and responding to patient complaints and government investigations.

This training will include:

  • Educational sessions on the HIPAA Rules and recent HIPAA enforcement actions;
  • A series of case studies and hands-on activities to provide participants with an opportunity to enhance their skills, learn best practices and share their experiences; and,
  • Compliance resources including FTLF’s sample breach log and sample business associate agreement as well as resources from the Office for Civil Rights.

Please note that this training is limited to 15 participants to allow for conversation, networking and one-on-one support from the trainers.



A partner in the firm’s health law practice group, Molly advises health centers on the management of clinical, employment and workforce related risks, with a particular focus on professional liability, Federal Tort Claims Act, and HIPAA matters. From her experience as both a private attorney and in-house counsel, Molly knows the importance of managing liability and risk issues in mission-driven organizations. [Full Bio]


As Compliance Counsel with the firm’s health law practice group, Dianne advises health centers on implementing effective compliance programs and on addressing top compliance risk areas. Dianne counsels health centers and other organizations on developing compliance programs that include the OIG’s seven elements, respond to identified compliance risk areas and reflect the organization’s culture.  Dianne also advises health centers and other organizations on patient privacy and confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and 42 CFR Part 2.  She has experience responding to privacy and security incidents, including determining whether there has been a breach, notifying patients and the government, and creating corrective action plans. [Full Bio]


David is an associate in the Health Law and Federal Grants practice groups, David assists in matters pertaining to litigation and compliance by conducting legal research and drafting documents that further client interests. David works on a wide variety of issues affecting Federally Qualified Health Centers and other federal grantees, including those relating to the False Claims Act, the Federal Tort Claims Act, HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid overpayments, and OMB cost principles. [Full Bio]


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