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HIPAA Privacy – New Obligations Are Coming

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

12 p.m. MST

The federal government handed down final HIPAA Privacy and Security rules in January, and now health plan sponsors and their business associates must ensure they’re up to speed and compliant with the new requirements by Sept. 23, 2013. These new rules will, among other things, affect business associate agreements, privacy notices and breach notifications — and will carry stiff penalties for those who don’t follow them.

Join us for this 90-minute, intermediate-level webinar in which we will provide a brief recap on the HIPAA requirements for group health plans and highlight what’s new and what actions employers need to take to make sure they don’t run afoul with the law.

The presentation slides will be posted at www.ubabenefits.com the day before the webinar.

PRESENTERS

Kathleen R. Barrow, Partner – Jackson Lewis LLP
Kathleen has designed welfare benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements and has counseled sponsors and administrators of these types of plans for 15 years. She has appeared on behalf of clients before the national offices of the U.S. Treasury and the Department of Labor Employee Benefit Security Administration and has assisted employers in defending plan audits. Kathleen is a member of the Jackson Lewis Health Care Reform Task Force.

Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Partner – Jackson Lewis LLP
Joseph is a Partner in the Morristown, New Jersey office of Jackson Lewis LLP. He leads the firm’s Privacy, Social Media and Information Management Practice, edits the Firm’s Privacy Blog and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He also is a member of the Employee Benefits Counseling and Litigation Practice Group.