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HIPAA Enforcement Training for State Attorneys General

To help State Attorneys General begin to implement their enforcement authority under the HITECH Act, in 2011 OCR presented a 2-day, instructor-led HIPAA Enforcement Training course in 4 locations across the country.  

The HIPAA Enforcement training courses were held in the following locations on the dates specified:

  • Dallas, Texas- April 4 & 5, 2011
  • Atlanta, Georgia - May 9 & 10, 2011
  • Washington, DC (metro area) - May 19 & 20, 2011
  • San Francisco, CA- June 13 & 14, 2011


At each of these HIPAA Enforcement Training sessions, attendees received instruction on the following topics: 

  • General introduction to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • Analysis of the impact of the HITECH Act on the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • Investigative techniques for identifying and prosecuting potential violations
  • A review of HIPAA and State Law
  • OCR's role in enforcing the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • SAG roles and responsibilities under HIPAA and the HITECH Act
  • Resources for SAG in pursuing alleged HIPAA violations
  • HIPAA Enforcement Support and Results

Click here for the training schedule and agenda. 

Click here to view the video of the sessions and accompanying presentations (link to non-government website).