HIPAA Privacy Essentials

  • 9 topics | 30m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
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 are affected by HIPAA, and how the privacy rules impact them. These course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify key aspects of the HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions
  • recognize the HIPAA requirements Covered Entities and Business Associates must meet when handling PHI
  • recognize key aspects of the HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions and the requirements of Covered Entities and Business Associates
  • identify examples of PHI
  • identify the rights that apply to individuals under HIPAA
  • describe the Minimum Necessary Rule
  • describe the purpose of deidentifying PHI
  • describe examples of PHI, what deidentification of PHI involves, and the rights and obligations for individuals and Covered Entities under HIPAA
  • recognize the Covered Entitiy's notification requirement in the event of a data breach
  • recognize the negative consequences for violations of HIPAA
  • recognize the negative consequences for violations of HIPAA and the Covered Entity's notification in the event of a data breach

IN THIS COURSE

  • The Main Provisions of HIPAA
    2m
  • Covered Entities and Business Associates
    3m
  • Knowledge Check: HIPAA's Provisions and Requirements
    3m
  • Protected Health Information (PHI)
    2m
  • Rights and Obligations Under HIPAA
    5m
  • Knowledge Check: Protected Health Information
    4m
  • Data Breaches Under HIPAA
    2m
  • Complaints, Enforcements, and Penalties
    2m
  • Knowledge Check: Consequences for Violations
    2m