HIPAA and Health Care Reform Expert on Aug. 7 ‘Power Hour’


FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Health care attorney and HIPAA expert Susan Orr is the next featured guest on the Aug. 7 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice, a practice management company. 

Stated Gerber, “HIPAA has been viewed by most practitioners as a benign annoyance. However, recent changes in Obamacare have put some very real mean teeth into the impending HIPAA beast. Susan Orr joins our next show and talks about what changes have already occurred, what's coming and what you can to do protect your practice from what could easily be financial devastation. This will an important show for doctors and their staff.”

Orr, an attorney with Tsoules, Sweeney, Martin & Orr, LLC, represents and advises health care providers on a variety of regulatory and transactional areas including medical records, privacy and confidentiality issues (HIPAA), fraud and abuse, health care compliance, and provider and facility licensing.

“The Power Hour” radio shows are sponsored by Essilor of America. The show, which can be heard via Skype or phone every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. E.T., is a live discussion vehicle for current practice-building events in optometry, political viewpoints and clinical topics. Listeners can dial in to “The Power Hour” from any phone at (646) 716-8746 or can listen in from any computer. Details on how to do so are found here. “Power Hour” sessions, which launched in 2012, are archived on The Power Practice site. Users can also click to listen to past shows or download segments on iTunes.