The Central Virginia Association of Health Underwriters
Thursday March 18, 2010 8am - 10:30am
Richmond Westin Hotel
6624 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Here is your opportunity to pick up 2 hours of CE Laws and Regulations
The Deadline for HITECH was February 17, 2010, are you prepared?
John Scott, RHU and VAHU President will teach this CE course developed by Kenn Penn, President and CEO of Chamber Solutions
The Health Information and Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
How does the HITECH apply to me, the broker?
Agents, brokers, third party administrators and company representatives are included under the regulations and referred to as Business Associates.
You are considered a Business Associate if you receive, transmit, create or maintain protected health information (PHI) or if you have received a Business Associate Agreement.
You are required to implement certain privacy as well as physical technical and administrative safeguards, as required by HIPAAA privacy and security regulations. The effective date for compliance: February 17, 2010.
Penalty for non compliance:
The penalties can range from $100 per violation to $50,000 per violation with a maximum fine of $1.5 million dollars!
Don’t miss your opportunity to learn what you need to know!