On Demand Webinar

HR's Guide to HIPAA Compliance

Webinar Details$219

All employers who sponsor a health plan should understand their obligations under HIPAA.  HIPAA and subsequent regulations, including the HITECH Act, protects employee health information as it relates to a group health plan. It creates compliance obligations for health plans that vary based on whether the plan is fully-insured or self-insured and how much protected health information an employer receives. We will also discuss how COVID-19 affects your access to employee health information and the HIPAA implications of such access. 


  • Lay out the basic compliance requirements of HIPAA and HITECH    
  • Review key terms    
  • Discuss how HIPAA applies to health plans based on funding and the flow of information    
  • Present the difference between compliance for fully-insured and self-insured plans    
  • Discuss how HIPAA applies when plan sponsors self-administer plans such as an FSA or HRA    
  • Review the consequences of violating HIPAA / HITECH
  • Discuss the new breach procedures and audits under the HITECH Act   
  • Describe best practices in HIPAA / HITECH compliance 
  • Discuss how COVID-19 affects your access to employee health information

Employers should walk away from this 90-minute session with an understanding of how HIPAA applies to their health plan and what they need to do in order to avoid costly breaches and penalty assessments.

Guest Speaker

Tabatha L. George

Tabatha L. George

<p>Tabby George is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School who has been representing employers in the area of retirement and welfare plans for eight years.&nbsp;</p><p>Tabby works with companies throughout the country to bring their benefit programs into compliance with the ACA, HIPAA, ERISA, GINA,.</p><p>Tabatha was included in <em>Louisiana Super Lawyers - Rising Stars&nbsp;</em> in 2016.</p> View Full Profile

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