HIPAA for Leaders

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In this course you will learn why cyber criminals want protected health information, also known as PHI. And you'll gain an understanding of the HIPAA/HITECH requirement and the current state of HIPAA compliance.

This course will showcase, why PHI is so valuable to cybercriminals, current data breaches, current industry fines, the importance of encrypted email and your responsibilities under the law. 

In the leadership portion, you will learn why a risk assessment is required, what is the HITECH regulation of 2009, and the omnibus rule of 2013. We will also cover the importance of customized policies and procedures to create your Book of Evidence, and why a business associate agreement is required.

We will also review the types of violations we see in the industry today, and why you as the compliance or privacy officer are key to winning with compliance. We will also review how to handle a complaint and an audit from the Office for Civil Rights or attorneys.

The course objective is to educate you on the importance of understating the government requirement, the current state of HIPAA/ HITECH and the obligations under the law. You will come away with an understanding of how to protect and properly handle PHI and ePHI.

Covered Entities:

  • Physicians
  • Optometrists
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Radiologists
  • Laboratories
  • Pharmacies
  • Call centers
  • Hospitals
  • Ambulance companies
  • Healthcare workers
  • Case managers
  • Social workers
  • Health plans
  • Mental health providers
  • Durable medical equipment providers

Business Associates:

  • Cloud services
  • Lawyers
  • Consultants
  • Benefit managers
  • Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • Technology companies that provide IT services
  • Data-transmission service providers with access to PHI
  • Claims-processing firms

Total course time includes 59 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

  • Welcome to ProHIPAA
    • Introduction to the Course
    • The History of HIPAA
    • Who is required to comply with HIPAA laws?
    • Important HIPAA Terminology
  • HIPAA Privacy and Rights and Protected Health Information
    • What is a Covered Entity?
    • What is PHI?
    • Privacy and Security Rules
    • What are Patients' Rights with PHI?
  • HIPAA Breaches, Violations & Penalties and how to be Compliant
    • HIPAA Breaches, Violations and Penalties
    • Why Cybercriminals Want PHI
    • HIPAA & Social Media, Mobile Devices, Email and Faxes
    • How to be Proactive to be HIPAA Compliant
    • HIPAA Foundation Conclusion
  • HITECH, Risk Assessments, Business Associates and Covered Entities
    • Welcome to ProHIPAA Leadership
    • Proper Transportation of PHI and ePHI
    • What is a Business Associate?
    • What is HITECH?
    • What is a Risk Assessment?
  • Policies, Data Breaches, Violations and Requirements
    • Policies, Procedures and the Book of Evidence
    • What is a Business Associate Agreement?
    • How to Handle a Data Breach and Violations
    • What Penalties Apply to Violations of Privacy Rule Requirements?
  • Officers, Complaints and Audits
    • Do I need a Privacy Officer or Security Officer?
    • What do I do if I get a HIPAA Complaint?
    • What is an Audit and how do I handle it?
    • Conclusion

What People are Saying

“Well done overall. ”

- Paul Anthony from CA

“I feel much more confident in my knowledge and understanding of HIPAA laws, rules and implementation ”

- Travis, Medical Assistant Instructor from TX