HIPAA Privacy Rule Training for Health Care Organizations


 Self Paced Self Paced    

HIPAA Privacy Rule Training for Health Care Organizations, Self Paced

13 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development  |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Compliance

Description

This course provides a foundation for all learners to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The course defines HIPAA and introduces its most current information, including privacy rules and security rules, and provides students with opportunities to locate information on the HIPAA. Students are encouraged to consider HIPAA from the perspective of the patient as well as the Covered Entity. In addition, students are introduced to the HITECH Act and its impact on electronic medical records. At the end of the course, students will be able to implement safe guards with HIPAA.

Audience

Individuals who work in a health care setting where individual medical records are generated, kept, or stored.

Objectives
  • Define HIPAA
  • Explain the Privacy Rule
  • Describe the HIPAA Security Rule
  • Identify guidelines for protecting patient information
  • Identify how HIPAA policy can be breached
  • Define a covered entity
  • Identify the entities affected by HIPAA
  • Define HITECH
  • Identify the safety measures that must be taken to protect electronic medical records
  • Explain steps that office managers must take to ensure their agency is compliant with HIPAA

Instructor Led Instructor Led

HIPAA Privacy Rule Training for Health Care Organizations, Instructor Led

8 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development  |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Compliance

Description

This course provides a foundation for all learners to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The course defines HIPAA and introduces its most current information, including privacy rules and security rules, and provides students with opportunities to locate information on the HIPAA. Students are encouraged to consider HIPAA from the perspective of the patient as well as the Covered Entity. In addition, students are introduced to the HITECH Act and its impact on electronic medical records. At the end of the course, students will be able to implement safe guards with HIPAA.

Audience

Individuals who work in a health care setting where individual medical records are generated, kept, or stored.

Objectives
  • Define HIPAA
  • Explain the Privacy Rule
  • Describe the HIPAA Security Rule
  • Identify guidelines for protecting patient information
  • Identify how HIPAA policy can be breached
  • Define a covered entity
  • Identify the entities affected by HIPAA
  • Define HITECH
  • Identify the safety measures that must be taken to protect electronic medical records
  • Explain steps that office managers must take to ensure their agency is compliant with HIPAA