• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course in an annual briefing on the impact of HIPAA, HITECH, Omnibus on Law Enforcement & Public Safety Professionals. This is recommended for all employees of Law Enforcement & Public Safety Professionals having access to protected health information (PHI) and who need awareness training in HIPAA privacy and security rules. Targeted audience for this Course is Law Enforcement and Public Safety professional is a government employee who is a sworn officer of the city or county or state who acts in an organized manner to enforce the law by prevention, investigation, apprehension, discovering, deterring, rehabilitating or punishing people who violate the rules and norms governing that society, example Police Officers, Detectives, City Police Department Employees, Government employees & contractors working in fire department, Law enforcement, Emergency medical technicians, Public health officials, Hazardous materials professionals, Public safety communications representatives, Public works officials, Emergency managers, Justice & court employees, Department of corrections, FEMA, FBI, U.S. Marshals and others.

Learning Objectives

  • Overview
    • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
    • Health Information
    • What information is covered?
    • Normal Business Process
    • Minimum Necessary
    • Privacy Compliance Program Activities
    • Privacy Program Policies, Procedures & Forms
    • Security Rule Requirements
    • Omnibus Rule: Breach Handling
    • HIPAA & State Law
    • Relationship of HIPAA and State law
    • HIPAA Disclosures
    • Authorization Not Required
    • Reasonable Reliance
    • Specific Provisions
    • Legal Process
    • Administrative Subpoenas, Summons, or Demands
    • Limitation on Disclosure
    • Limitation on Disclosure: “Required by Law”
    • Limitation on Disclosure: Identification and Location
    • Limitation on Disclosure: Crime Victims
    • Limitation on Disclosure: Decedents
    • Limitation on Disclosure: Other Types
    • Implementation Tips