Michael McCoy has been performing HIPAA risk assessments for the past 8 years. With over 1000 clients, Michael has a wide breadth of experience in dealing with all HIPAA matters and the Office for Civil Rights. Michael’s background before going into HIPAA was 23 years in the medical field performing Administration and Marketing for outpatient radiology facilities. Michael used his experience to create a methodology that was simple to follow and cost-effective for practices of all sizes to meet their HIPAA requirements.
The topic is breaches of the impermissible use or disclosure of protected health information and for state law, personal information. A breach risk assessment is required with 4 questions that must be addressed. We will review the breach risk assessment, identifying a breach, no breach is too small to review and report, and what to do when a major breach (500 records) or more is involved. With a major b..