HIPAA Fundamentals - 2021 Edition
This on demand program provides an orientation to the basic requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
(HIPAA). HIPAA gives patients many rights with respect to their health information. This program provides details on the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, such as the type of information that is protected, who must comply with the rules, and how patient information can be used and disclosed. This on demand program includes many resources useful to staff training.
|Course ID #:||TDE 210850.0||Issue Date:||1/25/2021||Expiration Date:||12/31/2021|
After completing this activity, learners will be able to:
- Increase awareness of my surroundings and actions when sharing or handling protected health information.
- Educate colleagues about HIPAA requirements and the reasons organizations are penalized for HIPAA violations.
- Adhere to my organization’s policies related to protected health information.
No individual in a position to control or influence the content of this activity has reported relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. No commercial support was provided for this activity.
The information and guidelines contained in this activity are generalized and may not apply to all practice situations. We recommend that legal advice be obtained from a qualified attorney for specific application to your practice. The information is intended for educational purposes and should be used as a reference guide only.
Robin Wessels, MBA, BSN, RN, CPHRM, Assistant Vice President, Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
Johanna Lackner, MPH, MSW, Senior Director, Continuing Professional Development, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
Continuing Education Credit
The Doctors Company is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical educational activities for physicians.
The Doctors Company designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Complies with State Requirements
Please SEE the Federation of State Medical Boards overview of Continuing Medical Education requirements by State.
If you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800.421.2368.
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