Register Now For 6/19 NTHCPA Meeting On “HIPAA To Do & To Don’t: New Rules, New Enforcement”


Invites Members and Guests to Our Next Study Group Luncheon

“HIPAA To Do & To Don’t:  New Rules, New Enforcement”

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dallas Ft Worth Hospital Council Offices

250 Decker Drive, Irving, TX 75062-2706

RSVP here by 10:00 a.m. on June 18, 2012

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NTHCPA invites members and other interested health industry compliance professionals to save the date and register now to attend the June 19, 2012 meeting on “HIPAA Update:  New Rules, New Enforcement” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in at the Dallas Ft Worth Hospital Council Offices located at 250 Decker Drive, Irving, TX 75062-2706.

With final HITECH Act regulations expected to be released in June, 2012, new enforcement patterns emerging, and high-dollar sanctions increasingly common, health care compliance professionals and their organizations face new imperatives to update and tighten their organizations’ compliance with the privacy, security and breach notification requirements of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA”).

NTHCPA Vice President and attorney Cynthia Marcotte Stamer will share insights on recent and emerging enforcement and audit, regulatory and other guidance and other activities of the agency charged with responsibility for implementing and enforcing the HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification rules, the Department of Health & Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR).  She will share latest updates and insights from recent meetings with OCR about its regulatory, enforcement and audit activities.  She also will lead a discussion among participants about key challenges and possible risk management and compliance strategies.

Speaker Cynthia Marcotte Stamer

Attorney and health industry consultant Cynthia Marcotte Stamer just returned from serving for the second year as the scrivener for the American Bar Association JCEB agency meeting with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights.  Vice President of the North Texas Health Care Compliance Professionals Association, Past Chair of the ABA Health Law Section Managed Care & Insurance Section and the former Board Compliance Chair of the National Kidney Foundation of North Texas, Ms. Stamer has more than 24 years experience advising health industry clients about these and other matters.  Ms. Stamer’s practice focuses on advising and assisting health care providers and others about HIPAA and other health care related compliance, public policy, regulatory, staffing, and other operations and risk management concerns.  Her publications and insights appear in the Health Care Compliance Association, Atlantic Information Service, Bureau of National Affairs, World At Work, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insurance, the Dallas Morning News, Modern Health Care, Managed Healthcare, Health Leaders, and a many other national and local publications.   Her insights on HIPAA risk management and compliance frequently appear in medical privacy related publications of a broad range of health care, health plan and other industry publications Among others, she has conducted privacy training for the Association of State & Territorial Health Plans (ASTHO), the Los Angeles Health Department, the American Bar Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, a multitude of health industry, health plan, insurance and financial services, education, employer employee benefit and other clients, trade and professional associations and others.  You can get more information about her experience at here or contact her at (469) 767-8872 or via e-mail to here.

RSVP & Register For Invites & Updates

The June 19, 2012 meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the offices of the Dallas Ft Worth Hospital Council, 250 Decker Drive, Irving, TX 75062-2706.  There is no charge to participate in the meeting.  To help us to arrange for adequate space and refreshments for this meeting, however, advance registration is required.  RSVP here by Noon on June 18, 2012.  A complimentary light lunch will be provided for those who timely R.S.V.P.  Walk in guests will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

About the NTHCPA & Involvement

NTHCPA exists to champion ethical practice and compliance standards and to provide the necessary resources for ethics and compliance Professionals and others in North Texas who share these principles.  The vision of NTHCPA is to be a pre-eminent compliance and ethics group promoting lasting success and integrity of organizations within North Texas.

Would you or someone you know like to join the NTHCPA or get notice of upcoming meetings or events?  Stay on top of information about upcoming meetings and share and dialogue with other NTHCPA members about health care compliance challenges and developments by joining our Linked In Group here and checking out the NTHCPA News here.  Interested persons also are encouraged to make sure we have your current contact information by sending an e-mail with the subject “NTHCPA Membership” containing your current contact information including name, title, company, preferred mailing address, e-mail, and telephone number to Vice-President Cynthia Marcotte Stamer here.  Please feel free to share this invitation with others who may be interested.

Meeting Sponsorship, Volunteering & Other Opportunities For Involvement

Would you like to get more involved?  We encourage persons interested in serving on the steering committee, sponsoring refreshments for an upcoming meeting, interested in presenting or suggesting topics or speakers, or seeking more information about membership or involvement with the NTHCPA to contact NTHCPA President Erma Lee at (817) 927-1232 or by e-mail here or  Vice-President Cynthia Marcotte Stamer at (469) 767-8872 or by e-mail here.

This communication may be considered a marketing communication for certain purposes.  If you prefer not to receive future e-mail concerning meetings or other activities of the North Texas Healthcare Compliance Professionals Association or other marketing and promotional mailings from it, please send an email with “NTHCPA unsubscribe” in its subject heading here.

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