Appreciating the Nuances of the Medicare 1135 Waiver and HIPAA during the Coronavirus (On-Demand)

$109.00

In 2014, our presenter, Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, a Houston-based attorney who also teaches bioethics to medical students at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas), wrote an article, Ebola Misdiagnosis Raises Liability Concerns and was quoted by MedPage Today as an expert in the article Point of Contention: The Law and Ebola Quarantines – How might court actions on the Ebola quarantines affect public health?

Today’s webinar focuses on Coronavirus pandemic and its application to the Medicare 1135 Waiver and HIPAA. The particular areas, which will be covered are as follows: (1) brief on the current status of the Coronavirus; (2) HIPAA – HHS Guidance and the difference between compliance in the ordinary course of business and the use of telemedicine to treat patients; and (3) explanation of the 1135 Waiver.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Rachel V. Rose, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

1

Course Description

In 2014, our presenter, Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, a Houston-based attorney who also teaches bioethics to medical students at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas), wrote an article, Ebola Misdiagnosis Raises Liability Concerns and was quoted by MedPage Today as an expert in the article Point of Contention: The Law and Ebola Quarantines – How might court actions on the Ebola quarantines affect public health?

Today’s webinar focuses on Coronavirus pandemic and its application to the Medicare 1135 Waiver and HIPAA. The particular areas, which will be covered are as follows: (1) brief on the current status of the Coronavirus; (2) HIPAA – HHS Guidance and the difference between compliance in the ordinary course of business and the use of telemedicine to treat patients; and (3) explanation of the 1135 Waiver.

Principles

  • HIPAA – the parameters of disclosing a coronavirus diagnosis, as well as maintaining Privacy Rule and Security Rule compliance when requiring employees or contractors to work from home
  • Force majeure contractual clauses and potential interpretations during a pandemic
  • Government-mandated quarantine – individual rights versus public health, as well as the allocation of resources

Syllabus

  1. Overview of the Coronavirus, allocation of resources and quarantines as mandated by the government – a discussion of individual rights versus public health
  2. HIPAA and its application to the Coronavirus
  3. The difference between the HIPAA Waiver in patient telehealth treatment versus the ordinary course of business
  4. 1135 Waiver explanation
  5. Appropriate coding in relation to the 1135 Waiver and how various insurance companies are responding

Instructor

Rachel V. Rose, Esq.

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