Introduction To HIPAA For Business Associates
HIPAA – the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – has been around since 1996 and applies to any organization that deals with protected health information. This set of Intro courses cover the important elements of HIPAA and the later HITECH Act, so that health care workers and their business associates know what they need to be doing to protect patient privacy and keep their organization out of legal troubles.
The Risk Of Non-Compliance: Public Embarrassment, Business Damages, Crippling Fines, Lost Patient Trust and Much More
As the use of technology increases, and as HHS steps up the enforcement of patient privacy protections, its’ more critical than ever that everyone understand their roles and responsibilities under HIPAA. Topics covered in this course include:
- The History of HIPAA & HIPAA Enforcement, including the 2013 Omnibus Rule Changes
- The Three Major Rules: Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification
- The Three Types of Safeguards And How They Apply
- Real World Examples of HIPAA Situations & Outcomes
If You Provide Services To Healthcare Or Other Organizations Which Make You A Business Associate, This Course Is Critical!