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Sharon R. Klein Spoke at EHNAC's Webinar for Financial Institutions on PHI


The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a nonprofit standards development organization and accrediting body, hosted a webinar discussing the importance of safeguarding PHI and how financial organizations can mitigate the risk of PHI disclosure. Pepper partner Sharon R. Klein was a panelist for the webinar, “Dispelling the Myth that Health Care Regulatory Compliance Is Inherently Addressed within Existing Controls.”

The panel highlights the latest legislative regulations of HIPAA, ARRA, HITECH and other financial institution compliance mandates, as well as the potential ramifications of unlawful PHI disclosures. In addition, panelists discuss clarifications on requirements for business associates and covered entities and help define an organization’s risk tolerance.