On April 21, 2016, our social media feeds, newscasts, and radio broadcasts were inundated with the announcement that the musical legend Prince was found dead. Just as quickly as this news broke, reports also began to surface stating that Prince had received emergency medical treatment for a drug overdose six days prior. The source of […]

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By Erin Azuse, RN BSN  PURPOSE OF COURSE This course is designed to provide Health Care Industry Representatives with a solid understanding of HIPAA legislation. Though Health Care Industry Representatives will have varying levels of access to Protected Health Information, it is extremely important that they understand how to provide for the privacy and security […]

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Ability to host your own courses: Do you have specific courses already developed? We can make them accessible online. You will have the ability to determine who can access them, offer certificates of completion, and track your users’ performance.  View more information at https://www.hipaaexams.com/hospital-vendor-credentialing.

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HIPAA Exams offers a bundle of the courses most commonly required for hospital vendor credentialing. We have now added AdvaMed and PhRMA Code training to the bundle but maintain the $39 bundle price – as low at $19 per user for corporations based on volume. The bundle now consists of the following 12 courses: Online Aseptic Technique […]

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Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services released a set of proposed rules that would replace the current Meaningful Use program for Medicare physicians with the Advancing Care Information program. According to the CMS, “The proposal for Advancing Care Information is designed to simplify requirements, support patient care, and be flexible to meet […]

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HIPAA Exams offers a bundle of the courses most commonly required for hospital vendor credentialing. We have now added Informed Consent training to the bundle but maintain the $39 bundle price – as low at $19 per user for corporations based on volume. The bundle now consists of the following 11 courses: Online Aseptic Technique Training […]

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We started HIPAA Exams to fill the void in the health care industry for a cost effective, accredited, easy to use training platform. For the past several years we have maintained accreditation with ANCC. However, the ANCC accreditation only offered CEUs to our registered nurse clients. Therefore, we have decided to change our accreditation to IACET […]

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a complex piece of legislation that has undergone many additions and revisions since it was signed into law in 1996. The task of ensuring HIPAA compliance may seem overwhelming as a result. For that reason, it is often beneficial to do a brief review of the […]

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC) in Massachusetts has learned the hard way that their file-sharing services were not. In a July 10th bulletin, the Office of Civil Rights announced that a settlement was reached with St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center for potential HIPAA violations, requiring the organization to pay $218,400 in fines and address shortcomings in […]

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According to a recent study, it is probably not. The study conducted by NueMD, the Daniel Brown Law Group, and Porter Research suggests that the majority of physician practices may not be well prepared for the upcoming HIPAA audits. In fact, 66 percent of those who responded were unaware of the HIPAA audits all together. […]

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