Aug 25 2013, 3:15am CDT | by PR.com
New York, NY, August 25, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Brian McGovern, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “HIPAA/HITECH Act Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Modifications Final Rule: What You Need to Know LIVE.” This event is scheduled for September 10, 2013 from 12pm-2pm (ET).
Last January, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued the Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule to help reduce the risk of data security breaches. The new regulations took effect on March 26, 2013 and health care companies and professionals are given until September 23, 2013 to comply with the changes. As compliance date draws near, companies should have a complete and thorough understanding of the final rule to avoid breeches and penalties.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule. In a two-hour live webcast, speakers will discuss:
- Recent Developments and Key Changes on HIPAA/HITECH Rule
- Enforcement of and Compliance with the Final Rule
- Impact of the Final Rule
- Penalties and Exemptions
- Best Practices in Compliance
- Up to the minute regulatory changes
About Brian McGovern
Brian McGovern is a partner with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York. His knowledge and experience span the breadth of legal issues that confront the health care provider community, including counseling providers and managed care plans on all aspects of regulatory and HIPAA compliance and advocating on their behalf in a variety of investigations and litigation involving state and federal health care laws. Previously, Brian served for five and one-half years as an Assistant Attorney General for New York State, where he defended the State in Medicaid reimbursement litigation and other legal challenges to statutes, regulations, and agency actions affecting health care providers.
About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
With talented practitioners in diverse areas affecting the industry - corporate governance, corporate finance, government regulation, Medicare and Medicaid, insolvency and restructuring, labor relations, litigation, risk management, securities, capital markets, and tax - Cadwalader is a leader in health care law
To know more about Brian McGovern and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
please visit: www.cadwalader.com
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org
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