HIPAA For Covered Entities

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HIPAA For Covered Entities Course

HIPAA For Covered Entities

Level: Advanced

Duration: 40 minutes

Location: Online

Overview & Objectives

The HIPAA for Covered Entities course from Exceed Safety is designed to provide essential training regarding protected health information in an organizational and practice setting. This training provides essential knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, and how it relates to individual medical practices and more. Participants can expect to learn information regarding the rights of individuals, types of information covered under HIPAA, privacy rules, and more.

Exceed Safety’s HIPAA for Covered Entities course provides surrounding protected health information and explains why privacy and security are important. Participants will also learn the background of HIPAA and its purpose in an organizational setting. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Privacy and security
  • HIPAA – its purpose and background
  • Requirements of HIPAA business associates
  • Rights of individuals
  • Types of information protected by HIPAA
  • Privacy rule, security rule, and the breach of notification rule
  • Disclosures and authorization
  • Breaches and penalties
  • Marketing communications
  • Notice of privacy practices
  • Safeguards
  • Encryption

Who is this Course for?

The HIPAA for Business Associates course is designed specifically for those in an organizational or medical practice setting who may come into contact with or encounter protected health information. Individuals in the following organizations may specifically benefit from this course:

  • Medical practices
  • Hospitals
  • Dental practices
  • Nursing homes
  • Pharmacies
  • Health insurance/plans

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s HIPAA for Covered Entities course is 40-minute training providing a general overview of protected health information and how to safely work with and around such information. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Understand the importance of privacy and security
  • Know applicable HIPAA acronyms
  • Know the requirements of HIPAA business associates
  • Identify the types of information protected under HIPAA
  • Know the appropriate information that can be shared in applicable marketing communications
  • Know the need for notice of privacy practices
  • Understand common safeguards and encryption measures