Understand the federal and state regulatory schemes involving health care privacy and cybersecurity. Explore the ramifications and responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including what entities are covered. Investigate the privacy rights of individuals and delve into security concepts facing the health care industry. Understand the role of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the primary goals of the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan.
This course is a must for anyone working in the health care industry who wants to understand the interplay of federal and state health care privacy regulations.
You will learn how to comprehend federal and state regulation of health care privacy, HIPAA, rights of individuals regarding medical data and security concepts.
Here are the topics we’ll cover:
Module 1: Health Care Privacy in the United States
Module 2: HIPAA–Overview of Covered Entities and Business Associates
Module 3: Rights of Individuals under HIPAA
Module 4: Sensitive Information and Minor Rights
Module 5: HIPAA Security
Module 6: Health Information Technology and Information Blocking
This course is not meant to be construed as legal advice. The information learned may serve as a basis to guide you in the correct direction. However, Stoops Colab cannot be responsible for counsel within the context of this course.
You can expect to spend 3-5 hours per week reviewing course content, engaging in interactive videos, and discussion board conversations.
No, there is not! Downloadable forms, transcripts, and other useful resources will be made available to all learners.
This is a pass/fail course. You must score 75% to complete the course.
This innovative learning format allows hardworking professionals to conveniently meet, collaborate, and network with other business professionals. Discussion boards allow for engaging conversations as well as the check-ins with the instructor.
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This is the first of five courses required in the Certification in Privacy Law and Policy though there are no prerequisites to taking this course.