FREE WEBINAR FOR IPA MEMBERS ONLY!
HIPAA remains one of the most pervasive and complex legal compliance issues facing practicing psychologists. This webinar will give IPA's members a quick overview of basic HIPAA compliance, address myths, and discuss the latest hot issues in HIPAA, including proposed changes to the law.
This workshop is designed to help you:
1. Identify the three HIPAA rules most relevant to practicing psychologists.
2. Apply the analysis of key HIPAA issues to questions arising in your professional practice.
3. Describe resources available to help psychologists with HIPAA compliance and with resolving HIPAA questions.
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Deborah C. Baker, JD
Deborah C. Baker, JD is the Director of Legal & Regulatory Policy in the Office of Legal & Regulatory Affairs of the American Psychological Association's Practice Directorate. Since joining APA in 2004, she has worked with state psychological associations, APA leadership and members, and regulatory bodies on a variety of issues involving scope of practice/licensure, testing, telehealth, prescriptive authority, HIPAA compliance as well as other legal and regulatory issues.
Ms. Baker works with APA governance groups, such as the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) and the Board of Professional Affairs (BPA) on legal/regulatory issues affecting professional practice. She has also provided support to several APA task forces, including the joint APA-ASPPB-APAIT Task Force on Telepsychology, which developed the APA Guidelines on the Practice of Telepsychology as well as task forces established to review and revise APA policies on prescriptive authority for psychologists and designation of psychopharmacology training programs. She has most recently assisted with the initial drafting of the APA Guidelines for the Use of Social Media which is currently undergoing internal review. She represents APA Practice in several outside organizations, including the Coalition for Patients' Rights and the American Telemedicine Association.
She has made numerous presentations at the APA Annual Convention, state psychological association meetings and conferences as well as outside organizations on the issues of telehealth and scope of practice issues. She has also authored numerous articles on telehealth issues as well as co-authored a chapter on interjurisdiction practice – see Campbell, L. F., Millán, F. A., & Martin, J. N. (Eds.). (2018). A telepsychology casebook: Using technology ethically and effectively in your professional practice. Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.
Brad Steinbrecher, JD
Brad Steinbrecher is Director, Legal & Regulatory Affairs with the American Psychological Association’s Practice Directorate. Mr. Steinbrecher works with APA colleagues, APA members, and outside stakeholders to develop and implement strategies in response to relevant federal and state statutory and regulatory developments in order to achieve optimal psychologist participation in the healthcare field and increased patient access to psychological services. His work touches on a range of issues, including HIPAA and state privacy laws, Medicaid issues, and healthcare reform legislation. Before joining the APA in 2014, Mr. Steinbrecher worked with law firms in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., representing clients in intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and general business matters. Mr. Steinbrecher earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and holds a Graduate Certificate in Health Policy from George Washington University.
This intermediate-level workshop is intended for post-doctorate-level members; however, other members are welcome to attend. This workshop is sponsored by the Idaho Psychological Association. The Idaho Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Idaho Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
One (1.0) continuing education credit will be available to psychologists for full attendance of this one-hour activity and passing the post-test.
Important: CE credit(s) will be provided only to individuals who attend the entire session. Those arriving after the scheduled start time, leaving before it is complete, or not passing the post-test will not receive CE credit(s) for the activity.
IPA THANKS THE
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION'S
LEGAL & REGULATORY AFFAIRS OFFICE
FOR THEIR HELP PRESENTING THIS EVENT!