At The Podium

HIPAA for Lawyers

Date: March 27, 2014

Event: South Oklahoma City Lawyer’s Association

Venue: Willow Creek Country Club

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

At the South Oklahoma City Lawyer’s Association’s monthly meeting, McAfee & Taft healthcare lawyer Patricia Rogers discusses the new HIPAA rules that went into effect on September 23, 2013 that extend direct liability to lawyers and other “business associates” who handle PHI. Topics include:

  • Are you a business associate
  • What is and is not considered PHI
  • What classifies as a breach
  • Civil and criminal penalties for not complying
  • Steps to protect your clients’ PHI and maintain regulatory compliance