HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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Credit Hours: 2.0 Hours

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Course Description

Purpose of Course

To provide healthcare providers and others with information regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) including privacy, confidentiality, communication, record keeping, and ways that violate HIPAA.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe HIPAA
  2. Define PHI
  3. List components of HIPAA
  4. Identify common HIPAA violations
  5. Explain the difference between privacy and confidentiality
  6. List elements of the Notification of Privacy Practices (NPP)
  7. List penalties for HIPAA violations
  8. Implement practices to protect patient’s privacy consistently

Course Curriculum

  • Lessons  0/21

    • HIPAA, HIPAA, HIPAA! What’s All the Fuss About, Anyway?
    • Introduction to Course
    • HIPAA in a Nutshell!
    • It’s All About the PHI!
    • It’s All About Privacy and Confidentiality!
    • Who is Responsible for HIPAA Compliance?
    • Consents and Authorizations
    • Patient Rights! You Got to Know Them to Protect Them!
    • So, What Kind of Information is Protected?
    • What About the Patient Directory?
    • Discussing a Patient: The Who, What, Where, And When It All
    • Use and Sharing of Protected Health Information
    • Privacy Rule
    • Emails, Faxes, Computers, Oh my!
    • Guidelines for Release of Protected Health Information
    • HIPAA is Easy Until It Gets Confusing!
    • What situations muddy the waters?
    • Authorized and Unauthorized Disclosures! Where Does It All Go Wrong?
    • Conclusion
  • Quiz  0/1

    • Quiz – HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act