BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dianne J. Bourque, an attorney in the Health Law Section of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., is presenting at the Fifth Annual National HIPAA Summit West. The Summit is being held on September 20-22 in San Francisco, California.
Ms. Bourque’s presentation is entitled “How Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Will Use and Disclose Protected Health Information While Complying with HIPAA.”
Ms. Bourque’s practice involves advising a variety of health care clients on a broad range of issues, including licensure, regulatory, contractual, and risk management matters, and patient care. In addition, she also counsels health care clients and other business entities on the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Standards, including new requirements under the HITECH provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), as well as state-imposed medical privacy laws. Ms. Bourque regularly assists clients with the implementation of HIPAA-mandated policies and procedures, privacy audits, third-party requests for information, and review of HIPAA-related contracts and forms. She has successfully defended clients in both civil and criminal HIPAA enforcement actions and regularly assists clients with the management of data breaches and other losses of protected health information
The HIPAA Summit is designed to provide the most up-to-date information on the status and schedule for the regulations through presentations by the leading regulators from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Office for Civil Rights, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Private sector leaders will add practical advice from their experiences in implementation. The Summit will cover privacy and security, legal issues, and electronic health record adoption issues, as well as developments and requirements for transactions and code sets.
For more information about the Summit, please go to http://www.hipaasummit.com/
For more information about Mintz Levin, please go to www.mintz.com
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