HIPA for Healthcare Workers CourseAuthor: James Bright
Includes HIPAA Privacy and Security, Confidentiality, ARRA / HITECH and Omnibus Rule. This online HIPAA training course is designed to educate Health Care Workers on HIPAA privacy and security laws. As a health care worker, maintaining the HIPAA privacy and security of patient information is crucial. A solid understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability of 1996 (HIPAA) is necessary to achieve this. However, HIPAA legislation is complex and robust. It has had many changes and additions since its creation in 1996. Most recently, the The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Final Ominibus Rule of 2013 have: Strengthened existing HIPAA compliance requirements for Privacy and Security Expanded individuals' rights relating to their Protected Health Information (PHI) Increased enforcement of HIPAA, including higher fines for non-compliance Addressed notifications for breaches of PHI This HIPAA course provides a comprehensive and in-depth look at HIPAA compliance legislation as it pertains to a health care worker, so that Protected Health Information is properly used and disclosed.