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Privacy

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Privacy Breach Reports Due Feb. 29
For privacy officers

Federal law requires hospitals and other Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-covered entities to report all 2019 HIPAA privacy breaches affecting fewer than 500 patients to the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by Feb. 29.

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Behavioral Health

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DHCS Issues Updated Forms for Involuntary Behavioral Health Treatment
For behavioral health directors, emergency department staff

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) recently updated its forms for involuntary treatment under the Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act.  

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Education

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CHA’s Human Resources Conference to Offer Strategies for Addressing Unconscious Bias
For legal counsel, human resources executives, risk & compliance leaders

CHA’s Human Resources Conference: Bringing Order to Chaos, March 23-24 in Pasadena, will feature a session on addressing unconscious bias in the workplace, including how it affects patient care and professional relationships. Beginning this year, a single conference replaces CHA’s former employee safety/workers’ compensation seminar and its labor and employment seminar, combining both into a one-and-a-half-day event. 

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AHA to Host Webinar on Using Z Codes to Document Social Determinants of Health
For compliance staff, quality & patient safety staff

The American Hospital Association will host a March 12 webinar from 10 a.m. to noon (PT) on using Z codes to document social determinants of health. Webinar participants will learn how social determinants impact health, how to code them and how coding benefits patients and communities.

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For more information about CHA education programs, visit www.calhospital.org/education.

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