This webinar will explain how Covered Entities can protect themselves from HIPAA and TCPA violations by following the simple 3-step safeguard to .. Read more communicate with patients using unencrypted email and text messages. It will also cover new HIPAA guidance and the CMS directive to explain when emails and text messages containing PHI must be encrypted. A simple 3 Step HIPAA Safeguard fully protects Covered Entities from violating both HIPAA and the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act) to ward off expensive TCPA class actions. HIPAA Rules generated by the HITECH Act and OCR guidance clearly explain how Covered Entities must comply with a patient's right to communicate by unencrypted Email and Text Messaging. The new HIPAA Rules and a directive from the CMS Center for Clinical Standards and Quality/Survey & Certification Group also clarify when Covered Entities must use encrypted Email and Text Messages when communicating PHI. This webinar will explain how Covered Entities can protect themselves from HIPAA and TCPA violations by following the simple 3 Step Safeguard to communicate with patients using unencrypted Email and Text Messages.It also will explain when Emails and Text Messages containing PHI must be encrypted. Why should you Attend: You will find out how to use and document the 3 Step Safeguard to protect your organization when communicating with patients by regular Email and Text Message.
Paul R. HalesAttorney licensed
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