Post-Election Review: Health Care Privacy and Security under a New Administration

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET

Price: $224 Webinar


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This session will explore the current state of health care privacy and data security, with an eye towards exploring new developments that are anticipated with a new administration and a new Congress.  We will update the audience on the key developments from 2016, covering enforcement, litigation, and important industry updates.  Then we will turn to the future – how the new administration will affect these developments and what we can expect looking forward into 2017 and beyond, for legislation, new regulations, overall enforcement topics and other issues of importance for the health care industry.

Educational Objectives:
From this presentation, you will: 
• Have an understanding of the key enforcement priorities today and going forward; 
• Know the most significant new legislative proposals and regulations that will affect the industry in 2017; 
• Be able to analyze where enforcement and audit developments will focus your company’s compliance attention; 
• Be able to evaluate how overall privacy regulation will be changing in the future
• Understand the most important privacy and data security developments for the year ahead for your company.

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
This session will be important for lawyers, compliance personnel, the privacy and data security industry and virtually anyone in the health care industry (including service providers to the industry) who work in any way with personal data or big data analytics.


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Kirk Nahra specializes in privacy and information security litigation and counseling, along with a variety of health care, insurance fraud, and compliance issues. He assists companies in a wide range of industries in analyzing and implementing the requirements of privacy and security laws across the country and internationally. He also works with insurers and health care industry participants in developing compliance programs and defending against government investigations into their practices. A long-time member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), he is the editor of The Privacy Advisor, the monthly newsletter of the IAPP. He was named as the Co-Chair of the Confidentiality, Privacy, and Security Workgroup, a panel of government and private sector privacy and security experts advising the American Health Information Community (AHIC) on privacy and security issues arising from health information technology.

Rated by Chambers USA in the nation’s top-tier of privacy attorneys, sources remark that he is “the guy you need to call” (2014) and is in “‘the top echelon’ of data privacy lawyers” (2013). Clients report that he is “great to work with, incredibly knowledgeable and always available” (2016). He is also praised for his “pragmatic advice on complex issues” (2015), “almost encyclopedic knowledge of the law and its application” (2012), and his professional sensitivity to “both costs and delivering results on time” (2013). Clients have commended him as “a fantastic lawyer who keeps abreast of new developments in the field” who “avoids legal jargon and goes the extra mile for his clients” (2011). He is also lauded for his “practical knowledge of what other health care organizations are doing and how they are interpreting the law” (2010). Kirk has also been named an expert practitioner by the Guide to the Leading US Healthcare Lawyers, a leading health care lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America directory and one of the leading privacy “hired guns” by Computerworld.