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HIPAA Certified Professional (Corporate)

Management and Strategy Institute, In United States of America
1 year
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Course description

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a crucial piece of legislation enacted in 1996 in the United States, with the primary objective of safeguarding sensitive patient health information and promoting its secure handling within the healthcare industry. HIPAA's significance in healthcare cannot be overstated, as it serves as the cornerstone for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of patients' medical data.

HIPAA plays a vital role in healthcare for several reasons. First and foremost, it protects patients' privacy by establishing strict guidelines for using and disclosing their health information. This is especially critical in an era where healthcare providers, insurers, and various entities within the healthcare ecosystem handle vast amounts of sensitive data. By maintaining stringent data security and confidentiality standards, HIPAA helps instill trust among patients that their health information will be handled with the utmost care and respect.

Furthermore, HIPAA is essential in fostering interoperability and data exchange among healthcare providers. It sets standardized rules and requirements for electronic health records (EHRs) and ensures that patients can access their medical records easily while allowing for secure sharing of information between authorized healthcare professionals. This not only improves patient care but also reduces administrative burdens and enhances the overall efficiency of healthcare delivery.

Obtaining a HIPAA certification is prudent for individuals working in or aspiring to work in the healthcare field for several compelling reasons. Firstly, it provides a comprehensive understanding of the legal and regulatory framework surrounding patient privacy and data security. This knowledge is invaluable for healthcare professionals, administrators, IT specialists, and compliance officers who are responsible for ensuring that their organizations adhere to HIPAA regulations.

Secondly, a HIPAA certification demonstrates a commitment to ethical and responsible healthcare practices. It signifies that an individual is well-versed in the intricacies of HIPAA compliance and can be entrusted with sensitive patient information. Employers in healthcare settings highly value professionals with HIPAA certifications, as they help mitigate data breaches and regulatory non-compliance risks.

Who should attend?

The HIPAA training course includes all of the course work required to study for and pass the final exam.

Training content

  • The Privacy Rule
  • Overview
  • Regulatory background
  • Who is covered
  • Business Associates
  • What is protected
  • Use & disclosures
  • Permitted uses
  • Authorized Disclosures
  • Minimum Necessary
  • Individual rights
  • Admin requirements
  • Options
  • Personal reps
  • Minors
  • State law
  • Penalties
  • Noncompliance
  • Dates
  • The Security Rule
  • Overview
  • Regulatory background
  • Who is covered
  • Business Associates
  • What is protected
  • General rules
  • Risk Analysis
  • Management
  • Admin safeguards
  • Physical safeguards
  • Technical safeguards
  • Org requirements
  • Policies
  • State law
  • Enforcement

Course delivery details

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

Certification / Credits

HIPAA Certified Professional (HCP)

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Management and Strategy Institute
3947 W Lincoln Hwy, #312
19335 Downington Pennsylvania

Management and Strategy Institute

The Management and Strategy Institute (MSI) is a prominent ISO 9001-certified trade association dedicated to representing process improvement professionals across various industries. MSI has a vast membership of over 350,000 individuals, spanning 50 states and 34 countries. The institute offers...

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