Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Many organizations that fit the description of non-medical employers have employees, who by nature of their roles in Human Resources or benefits or health plan administration, have access to the personal and private health information of other employees. These organizations are legally obligated to protect this information as described by HIPAA's Privacy Rule. This course focuses on helping these employees…
The confidentiality of personal health information is closely safeguarded by HIPAA's Privacy Rule. All employees that regularly work with protected health information must understand the Rule's requirements for properly handling it. This course will explore the basic principles of the Privacy Rule and offer some best practices for protecting information and avoiding violations. The information contained in this course reflects…
This course provides employees of business associates (as defined by HIPAA) with an overview of the security obligations that apply to their organizations with respect to electronically stored and transmitted PHI. It explains the importance of compliance, the different kinds of safeguards that business associates are required to put in place, and the role of individual employees in preventing breaches.…
This course provides employees of covered entitles with an overview of the security obligations that apply to their use of electronic protected health information (e-PHI). It explains the different kinds of safeguards that covered entities are required to put in place and explores best practices for preventing loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of e-PHI. This course was developed with…
The information that a health care provider collects and uses to provide patient care is confidential and often sensitive. Because of the sensitive nature of medical records and other personally identifiable information, patients trust their health care provider to safeguard their information and use it appropriately. Employees of organizations that are considered 'covered entities' under HIPAA work with patients and…
This course presents an overview of HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), outlining the main components and identifying who is covered by the Act. It examines the privacy provisions under HIPAA as they relate to protected health information (PHI). This course helps employees and business associates of covered entities recognize the key provisions of HIPAA, how their organizations…