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  • Medical identity theft: What you don't know could destroy

  • Hosted By:
  • ComplianceOnline
  • Start:
  • Tuesday - Apr 22, 2014 10:00 AM
  • End Time:
  • Tuesday - Apr 22, 2014 11:30 AM
  • Location:
  • Online
  • This webinar will help you understand the basics of identity theft, highlight ways in which identity theft happens, how to reduce exposure, as well as integrate into a well designed compliance program that strengthens the company's ability to grow and meet critical privacy laws.

    Why Should You Attend:
    Early this year, the Identity Theft Resource Center produced a survey showing that medical-related identity theft accounted for 43 percent of all identity thefts reported in the United States in 2013, affecting almost 1.8 million Americans. HHS can impose a civil fine of between $100 and $50,000 for each failure of a business, institution or provider to meet privacy standards, up to a maximum of $1.5 million per year.
    This webinar will provide the basic building blocks you will need to develop & maintain your company’s precious commodity, your customer or patient’s identities and their good will. It will also cover the practical requirements and operations, principles of compliance and the basic elements that every business has to have to reduce civil and criminal liabilities and economic sanctions. After taking this webinar you will have an understanding of the ID Theft and basic compliance that shores up company weaknesses. You will know how to implement mandatory internal controls to reduce exposure.
    All functional groups who have data protection responsibility or need to understand the basics of all compliance and privacy laws will benefit from this webinar.

    Areas Covered in the webinar:
    -Privacy Regulations every business needs to know
    -ID Theft as a lucrative business
    -Who Steals Identities
    -The Causes that Result in Exposure
    -Introduction to basic compliance as an effective and profitable tool
    -Customization to your organization
    -Other Effective Tools

    Who Will Benefit:
    -Medical providers including RN, PA, Administration
    -Attorneys and Legal Staff
    -Compliance officers and their committees
    -Home Health administrators
    -Nursing home administrators
    -Hospital Administrators

    Instructor Profile:
    Ester Horowitz, is certified in healthcare compliance and certified as an identity theft risk management specialist with a business acumen and specialization in health care. She is nationally known for her lectures, articles, and a sought after subject matter expert on the subject of ID Theft and Fraud.
    Her lectures and published works include multiple bar associations, NYS CPA society, the Coding Institute, Audio Educators, Health Leaders, Professional Association of HealthCare Office Managers and Society of Human Resource Managers among them. Inclusive is the book, The Blatant Truth about Owning a Medical Practice.
    Ms Horowitz founded the healthcareincompliance blog and the compliance round table.
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