*Members Only: DCAHU will allow members an ONETIME-PER BUDGET YEAR pass to roll over their lunch fees to the next meeting if they had a TRUE EMERGENCY that came up within 72 hours of the meeting and outside of the regular cancellation policy (72 hrs). If they DO NOT attend the next scheduled luncheon meeting, there will be NO REFUND, even if they have called to cancel that well in advance of the 72 hrs of that meeting.
*Non-Members: DCAHU requires a 72 hours cancellation notice prior to the meeting. Any cancellation made after will not be refunded.
November Membership Webinar:
"HIPAA Privacy & Security In the World of COVID-19"
Presented by- Dorothy Cociu
CAHU VP Communications
& President, Advanced Benefit
Consulting & Insurance Service, Inc.
Principal, Aditi Group
1 Hour of CE Credit—Course # 384604
Thursday, November 19, 2020
9:00 am to 10:15 am
This course provides health insurance professionals with an overview of the HIPAA Privacy applications during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how HIPAA’s Security & HITECH rules require an IT-security review while working at home. The instructor will discuss the laws that apply, and how they can be managed in the agency setting, while working at home, as well as an overview of real-world steps that can be taken to ensure compliance. For webinar attendance, attendee questions will require online responses throughout the class.
Learning Objectives: Students in this session can expect to learn the following from this session:
- How HIPAA Applies in COVID-19 Disclosures
- How an Employer Should Deal with COVID-19 exposure or Positive COVID Tests
- How the FFCRA Rules Apply and Coordination with HIPAA Rules
- How HIPAA Security/HITECH rules apply while working at home
- Types of Safeguards to Apply in the Working at Home Environment
Dorothy M. Cociu, RHU, REBC, GBA, RPA, has 30 years of experience in the sales and administration of employee benefit programs and compliance related to health plan administration, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA and other laws, such as ACA. She was a pioneer in the self-insured industry and one of the first brokers/consultants to educate employers and offer Reference Based Pricing in California. She is the author of The ABC’s of HIPAA Compliance; An Employer’s Simplified Administrative Guide to HIPAA Compliance, published October, 2000. Ms. Cociu is one of the leading HIPAA Privacy Consultants on the West Coast, as well as the nation. This includes HIPAA Privacy, Security, ARRA and HITECH. She previously won a National Legislative Achievement Award from the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) for her work in Legislative Communications to employers and the industry, and her work in HIPAA education.
Ted Flittner has broad experience with increasing the value of all types of processes by providing clients with sustainable and continued improvements. His philosophy is that any process can be improved upon, and that every process can be profitable, rewarding, and stress-free. Ted enjoys coaching groups of all sizes to reach higher performance and to develop confidence to broaden their horizons.
DCAHU Members - $15
Non-Members - $25