Release Date: Apr 1, 2018
Valid Through: Apr 1, 2020. This course will be updated or expired on this date
Successful Completion: Complete entire module, complete the exam with a passing score of 80% or better, and complete the evaluation form
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes
CEUs: See Continuing Education section
Media: Internet. Available 24/7 365 Online. See requirements below
Explain the key elements of HIPAA Privacy Rule, Security Rule, Breach Notification Rule and Enforcement Rule Identify ways to maintain compliance with HIPAA in daily practice within a medical office setting Understand the most recent updates to HIPAA since the Final Omnibus Rule
This course is designed for medical office staff who have had previous HIPAA training, but want to review the key elements. It incorporates the most recent updates since the Omnibus Final Rule. To ensure the privacy of protected health information, avoid potential civil and criminal penalties and aid preparedness for potential HHS audits, it is imperative that all medical office staff have a solid understanding of this complex legislation.
This course is designed for medical office staff who have had previous HIPAA training, but want to review the key elements. It incorporates the most recent updates since the Omnibus Final Rule. Emphasis is placed on elements of HIPAA that are most applicable to the functioning of a medical office. This includes such things as proper sign-in procedures and telephone policies, how to properly fax and of Protected Health Information (PHI), and what should be included in a Notice of Privacy Practices and Authorization to Release PHI. To ensure the privacy of protected health information, avoid potential civil and criminal penalties and aid preparedness for potential HHS audits, it is imperative that all medical office staff have a solid understanding of this complex legislation.
HIPAA Exams, Inc. requires that the faculty participating in any activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this activity. HIPAA Exams, Inc. also requires participating faculty to disclose when unapproved/unlabeled uses of a product are discussed in a activity.
This activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products.
The content for this activity was developed independently of the commercial support. All materials are included with permission. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of the publisher or grantor.
This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ANCC Accreditation Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support. Recommendations involving clinical medicine in a continuing medical education activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
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