HIPAA for healthcare professionals is a certificate level program designed for individuals that are seeking knowledge about the concept of HIPAA in healthcare and how it applied to the healthcare professionals. HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Completion of the HIPAA for Health Care Professionals would confirm that all aspects of HIPAA Rules are understood and being followed. HIPAA's intent was to reform the healthcare industry by reducing costs, simplifying administrative processes and burdens, and improving the privacy and security of patients' health information. Today HIPAA compliance mainly revolves around protecting the privacy and security of patients' health information. Any organization or person who works in or with the healthcare industry or who has access to protected health information. This includes: Healthcare Providers, Employer Group Health Plans, Health Insurance Companies, Healthcare Clearing Houses, Business Associates (anyone who works with any of the 4 above). This is a HIPAA for Health Care Professionals certificate program and is offered completely online. The program has several quizzes to evaluate your progress by providing you feedback on your learning of the content.
PROGRAM MODULES OUTLINE
PROGRAM KEY DETAILS
1st & 15th of Every Month
Online or Oncampus
PROGRAM ONLINE LEARNING FEATURES
All programs have a learning path that students can follow without getting off track.
TEXT TO SPEECH
If you don't feel like reading the material, you can activate the audio reader in the program.
Each program is broken down into modules to simply the contents in a section.
You can view the overall program outline from 1 single dashboard without having to switch screens.
When you attend the online programs, you will be able to see the duration of time spent.
Majority programs is equipped with study tools such as flash cards, crosswords etc.
Now you have the ease of tracking your progress while you are in the program.
All programs come with an orientation towards your program to assist you.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES & KEY TERMS
Describe in brief Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Understand the scope of HIPAA.
Describe the security and privacy of health information.
Describe the covered entities.
Describe in brief about the HIPAA Officer.
List applicable healthcare areas for HIPAA.
Describe protected health information also known as PHI.
Describe the concept of authorization and consent in reference to HIPAA.
Explain about business associated and their relevance with HIPAA.
Understand HIPAA Training for healthcare workers.
Describe the compliance with HIPAA.
Explain code sets of HIPAA.
Describe the security measures for safeguarding the electronic protected health information.
Describe the administrative safeguards on the electronic protected health information.
Describe the physical safeguards on the electronic protected health information.
Describe the technical safeguards on the electronic protected health information.
Explain HIPAA unique identifiers.
Explain medical identify theft.
Understand the importance of personal health records.
PROGRAM COMPLETION REWARDS
At successful completion, you will receive digital badges that can be used online to display your achievements.
At the completion of the program, you will be awarded with a program completion certificate.
With the completion of this program, you will also be awarded with Career Enhancement Clock Hours (CECH), that may be displayed on your resume.
Your completion also comes with a dedicated transcript that shows your areas of grades for each course you attended.