The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individually identifiable health information held by covered entities and their business associates and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information.
This course will provide learners with competency in designing, implementing, and administering comprehensive privacy and security protection programs.
The course also covers important changes to the HIPAA legislation, which were enacted as part of the passage of the 2009 HITECH Act and 2013 Omnibus final rule changes. This course meets all HIPAA/Omnibus Federal regulations.
Chapter count: N/A
Author credentials: Tedd Gottis, JD., Brian Williams, MBA
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Require CEU's validation: No
Autorized CEU's: 1
Last Update: 02/09/2017
ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENT (AAAASF Medicare 800.040.015) (AAAASF Regular 600.010.025/ Procedural 800.040.015l
- Understand what HIPAA means, how it affects your organization, and significant changes in policies, procedures and processes within the organization in the handling of patient records.
- Explain the differences to HIPAA rules due to the 2009 HITECH Act and 2013 Omnibus final rule changes.
- Examine how implementing HIPAA will affect the way health care entities organize and staff to achieve and monitor compliance with patient privacy/confidentiality needs.
- Learn how to plan and prepare for HIPAA compliance.
Includes Complete References