Introduction|HIPAA and Protected Health Information|Covered Entities, Business Associates and Subcontractors|PHI and Patients’ Rights|Guidelines for Use and Disclosure of PHI|Using PHI for Marketing and Fundraising|Requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule|Breach Notification and Penalties|Conclusion

Course Description

This course takes an in-depth look at the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Anyone who operates in the health care business should have a practical understanding of HIPAA and its associated provisions to be compliant. Furthermore, anyone as a patient should understand the act and their subsequent rights. The course explains the privacy, security, and enforcement rules. In addition, it covers protected information, covered entities, associates, and subcontractors, disclosure, and what happens if a breech occurs and the associated penalties. Don’t let HIPAA scare you. It’s a fundamental requirement of being in the health care industry, so use this course among your staff to ensure your team has a firm understanding of its provisions and consequences if not followed properly.