HIPAA for Covered Entities

Learning objectives

  • Describe the evolution, importance, and scope of HIPAA
  • Explain where PHI is located, how you may use it, and when you may disclose it
  • Define electronic PHI (ePHI), and list some techniques that you and your employer may use to secure PHI, in all its forms, from unauthorized access
  • Explain the types of HIPAA violations, the potential penalties for violations, and the process for issuing breach notifications

Course overview

This lesson will make you aware of your, and your employer's, responsibilities for complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). You will learn about protected health information (PHI), situations in which you may disclose PHI, and the actions you and your employer must take in response to a HIPAA violation.
  • 30 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • HIPPA Basics
  • PHI Privacy
  • PHI Security
  • HIPPA Violation Responses
  • 45 CFR Part 160 - Privacy Rule
  • 45 CFR Part 164 Subparts A and E - Privacy Rule
  • 45 CFR Part 160 and Part 164 Subparts A and C - Security Rule
  • 45 CFR Part 164 Subpart D - Breach Notification Rule
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