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

Basic HIPAA Training prepares you for the HIPAA certification exam of Certified HIPAA Privacy Associate (CHPA®). This is the perfect basic HIPAA training course for new hires, students, and the general workforce. The latest HIPAA changes under ARRA’s HITECH Act of 2009 are incorporated in the course and Omnibus rule of 2013. This 120 minute basic HIPAA training course covers everything healthcare workers need to know about HIPAA Privacy and Security. The online HIPAA overview course is intended for employees, medical students and volunteers who need a general awareness of HIPAA. This HIPAA Certification Exam meets job role-based training requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. The Course is basically for Covered entity general employees, Healthcare professional, Business associates general employees, Interns, Medical students & Medical observers, Volunteers, New hires in a healthcare organization, Pharmaceutical sales representative, Medical device sales representative, Insurance broker, Lab technicians, Pharmacy staff

Learning Objectives

  • HIPAA overview & HIPAA privacy rule
    • What is protected health information (phi)
    • What information is covered
    • What is minimum necessary & when it does not apply
    • The notice of privacy practices (npp)
    • What is mandatory requirements
    • What is use and disclosure of phi
    • Required disclosures
    • Disclosure of phi for treatment, payment and health care operations (TPO)
    • TPO use - Psychotherapy notes
    • When authorization not required
    • Organizational requirements
    • Documentation requirement
    • Required policies, procedures & sanctions
    • Sanctions
    • Individual privacy rights
    • When record access can be denied.
    • Rights to request amendment
    • Privacy breaches
    • Business associates & examples
    • Other privacy laws, HIPAA & state law
  • HIPAA Security rule overview
    • Administrative safeguards overview
      • Security management process
      • Workforce security
      • Information access management
      • Security awareness and training
      • Password management
      • Contingency plan
      • Additional standards
    • Physical safeguards standards
      • Facility access controls
      • Device and media controls
      • Other standards
    • Technical safeguards standards
      • Access control
      • Transmission security
      • Remote Access
      • Other standards
    • Breach Notification
    • Organizational requirements
    • Business associates contracts
    • Other arrangements
    • Policy and documentation requirement
  • The Omnibus Rule August 2013 (New)

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Incident Response
  • Training, Education, and Awareness
  • Risk Management