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HIPAA Privacy Compliance Course 2017
You will receive 5 credit(s) of continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course. The purchase price of this course is $135.00

Description:

This course will help your office in meeting the following HIPAA requirements:

  • Designating a HIPAA Point Person (HPP), such as your office manager, to keep abreast of HIPAA and what is required for your office.
  • Developing policies and procedures for your practice to ensure compliance and protection of patients’ Private Health Information (PHI)
  • Oral Communications
  •         Patient Sign-ins
  •         Placement of Patient Schedules
  •         Filing of Patient Records/Charts
  •         Fax Protocols
  •         Discarding of Patient Information
  •         Train all employees about the HIPAA Privacy Rule and established Privacy Policies and Procedures
  • Understanding the “Minimum Necessary Standard”
  • Posting Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) in waiting rooms and provide to all patients Acknowledgement of Receipt of the Notice
  • Developing a disclosure-tracking methodology for your practice
  • Developing proper forms (i.e., consent/acknowledgement of NPP and authorization forms)
  • And more....

Author:
Dr. Roger Adams, DMD, MS, MBA
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Learning Objectives:

This practical, easy to understand and applicable HIPAA Privacy Guide for health care professionals will show you how to:

  1. Determine which information is covered by the new HIPAA privacy rules
  2. Establish what information can and cannot be disclosed
  3. Implement all the required policies and procedures
  4. Adopt and implement privacy policies and procedures
  5. Train employees to understand the privacy procedures
  6. Secure participant records containing individually identifiable health information

* Includes complete HIPAA privacy regulations



Abstract:

Many healthcare professionals and office staff have questions and concerns about exactly what is needed to become compliant with the HIPAA rules.  This course provides the origins and legislative background of HIPAA, explains the evolving nature of HIPAA requirements, demonstrates the relevancy of HIPAA to practicing healthcare professionals, and provides a guide through the actions necessary to ensure compliance.




References:

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, HIPAA, www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/finalreg.html

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health, HIPAA Privacy Rule, http:///privacyruleandresearch.nich.gov/

CDC, MMWR, HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health, www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/su5201a1.htm


Release date: January 6, 2017
Review date: January 1, 2018
Expiration date: December 31, 2018

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