Day 1 - Post Covid Pandemic Guidelines on Setting Up
and Implementing a Telehealth HIPAA-Compliant
March 25, 2024 | Post Covid Pandemic Guidelines in Setting Up and Implementing a Telehealth HIPPA Compliant Healthcare Organization
March 26, 2024 | Ethics in Tele-mental Health
March 27, 2024 | Tele-mental Health Supervision
Venue: Virtual Live Stream - Zoom
Presenter - Dr. Lucy R. Cannon, LCSW, LICSW, CAADC, MATS
Dr. Lucy R. Cannon is the CEO/Owner of LEJ Behavioral Health Services,LLC, a training, and consulting company in Metropolitan Atlanta. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Georgia and Alabama. She has the following licenses and certifications; LCSW, LICSW, CCDP-D, and MATS. Dr. Cannon has been a clinician, supervisor,
director, and consultant of mental health and co-occurring disorders programs in inpatient and outpatient healthcare organizations and psychiatric hospitals in various states in the United States and Camp Zama, Japan. She is an Adjunct Professor at Clark Atlanta University School of Social Work. She is also a Facilitator/Speaker for the United States Navy Reserve Command. She is a trainer for various local and national healthcare organizations. She also serves on various healthcare organizations boards of directors and advisory boards.
Day 1 - March 25, 2024
Description and Learning Objectives
Presenter: Dr. Lucy R. Cannon, LCSW, LICSW, CAADC, MATS
6 Telehealth CE Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Time includes two 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute lunch).
“Generally, telehealth practices are subject to the same federal and state laws, codes of ethics, and professional guidelines that define the fiduciary relationship in face-to-face and office-based therapy. It falls within the same standard of care.” (Zur,2023). Now that we are no longer under the Department of Health and Human Services, temporary Covid Pandemic HIPAA laws, it is necessary for healthcare providers to implement telehealth programs that meet HHS/HIPAA standards. This workshop is designed to assist healthcare providers in further developing and implementing HIPAA compliant telehealth programs.
Be familiar with telehealth laws that are affiliated with the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how to implement them in
healthcare organizations post-covid pandemic.
To identify the 5 HIPAA laws that are necessary when operating telehealth
To explain necessary steps and guidelines when implementing a HIPAA
compliant telehealth organization.
a. How to conduct an agency internal audit based on HIPAA Guidelines.
b. To be familiar with risk analysis as required by Security Rules
To explain necessary steps to uncover problems and issues known
as Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Risks according to HIPAA
To be familiar with the definitions and necessary steps that
organizations need to utilize in the development and
implementation of a HIPAA Risk Analysis and Risk Management
c. The development of key telehealth organizational policies and procedures.
d. To understand the purpose of business associate agreements and how
they impact external HIPAA audits.
e. To explain the necessity of verification of clients when utilizing telehealth
f. To identify necessary documentation and retainment of telehealth
To explain key challenges of HIPAA compliance in telehealth organizations.
To be familiar with ethical issues that impact telehealth and how to avoid them.