HIPAA: General Awareness

This course is designed to provide all employees and associates with an in-depth overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy, security, and data standardization requirements from a health plan perspective. This course describes the updated requirements that were included in the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), which was signed into law February 2009. Topics in this course include: Privacy Standards, Security Standards, Data Standardization, and Enforcement. After completing this course, learners will be able to identify HIPAA regulations and ways to keep members’ PHI secure.

After this course learners will be able to identify the goals of hipaa and its administrative simplification provisions. identify the entities that are covered under the law and recognize how the law is enforced. identify the key privacy and security requirements that apply to the use and disclosure of protected health information (phi).