HIPAA Essentials for Medical Practices
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First enacted in 1996, HIPAA has had a significant impact on medical practices. Two of its primary goals – to protect personal health information (PHI) and to simplify insurance administration – greatly affect daily operations, from managing patient records to billing. With fines for HIPAA violations ranging from $100 to more than $50,000, it’s critical for practices – and their patients’ privacy – to understand and comply with current HIPAA regulations. This course will provide you with the knowledge to: Identify HIPAA regulations pertaining to a medical practice Review HIPAA compliance standards Recognize ramifications of HIPAA violations
Delivery method: Self Study
Learning level: Basic – Education designed to provide a general understanding of a topic or knowledge area.
Learning format: Traditional
Advance preparation: None
Duration: 50 minutes