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HIPAA Privacy and Security Certification Training
This 2-4 days classroom training program focuses on the implications of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996  (HIPAA) legislation and critical compliance requirements for your business/client. 

Learning Objectives
  • Understand what HIPAA means, how it affects your organization, and significant changes in policies, procedures and processes within the organization in the handling of patient records.
  • Understand the federal program for meaningful use and incentives for adopting electronic health records.
  • Understand the current and potential uses of social media, mobile technologies and big data in health care with the privacy and security risks and challenges.
  • Identify the main reasons behind HIPAA, specifically, to provide continuity/portability of health benefits to individuals between jobs; to combat fraud/abuse in health insurance and health care delivery; to reduce administrative costs in health_care; to provide uniform standards for electronic health care transactions; and, to ensure security and privacy of patient health information.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of HIPAA Security, Privacy and Transaction rule.
  • Understand who Business Associates are and what will they have to do to ensure HITECH HIPAA compliance.
  • Examine how implementing HIPAA will affect the way health care entities organize and staff to achieve and monitor compliance with patient privacy/confidentiality needs.
  • Understand the new Enforcement rule.
  • Review specific requirements and implementation features within each security category.
  • Learn how to plan and prepare for HIPAA compliance.
  • Understand all required and addressable HIPAA Security implementation specifications.
  • Review core elements of a security policy document for a health care entity.
  • Review specific requirements and implementation features within each security category.
  • Identify core elements of a compliance plan that every health care entity is required to develop for business continuity and disaster recovery.
High Level Course Outline

  • HIPAA Fundamentals      
  • HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • HIPAA Security Rule
  • Enforcement Rule 
  • Omnibus Rule of January 2013
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