HIPAA for Business Associates Only $19.95

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Faculty: Erin Azuse, RN BSN

Release Date: Jan 1, 2016
Valid Through: Jan 1, 2018. 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


Provide a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation as it applies to a Business Associate. The Omnibus Final Rule greatly increased Business Associates’ liabilities related to HIPAA compliance. To ensure privacy of protectedl health information and to avoid potential civil and criminal penalties, it is imperative that Business Associates have a solid understanding of this complex legislation.

learning objectives

Understand the purpose of HIPAA legislation Explain the changes implemented to HIPAA by the Omnibus Final Rule Identify the key elements of the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, and Enforcement Rule Explain the process for Breach Notification Understand the Unique Identifiers and Transaction and Code Set Rules Be aware of how to apply these rules to his/her functions as a Business Associate



This course is designed to provide a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation as it applies to Business Associates, such as those involved in claims processing, billing and data analysis. Recent updates to HIPAA as a result of the HITECH Act and the Omnibus Final Rule greatly increased Business Associates’ liabilities related to HIPAA compliance. This course covers the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, Breach Notification Rule, and Enforcement Rule in detail, while highlighting what is important to a Business Associate, such as the expanded definition of what constitutes a Business Associate and what should be included in Business Associate Agreements.  In order to be prepared for potential audits, to ensure privacy of protected health information and to avoid potential civil and criminal penalties, it is imperative that Business Associates have a solid understanding of this complex legislation.


Purpose of Course 
Introduction to HIPAA 
What is Portability? 
What is Accountability? 
HITECH Act and Omnibus Final Rule 
Who must abide by HIPAA rules? 
Covered Entities 
Business Associates 
Expanded definition of Business Associate 
Business Associate Agreements 
HIPAA Privacy Rule 
Privacy Rule for Business Associates 
Permitted Use and Disclosure of PHI 
“Minimum Necessary” Principal 
Business Associate and Privacy Rule Scenario 
Individual Access to Protected Health Information 
More Individual Rights Under the Privacy Rule 
Personal Representatives and Minors Under the Privacy Rule 
State Law and the Privacy Rule 
HIPAA Security Rule 
What Security Measures Must be Used? 
Administrative Safeguards  
Technical Safeguards 
Privacy and Security for Mobile Devices 
Transaction and Code Set Standards 
Unique Identifiers Rule 
HIPAA Enforcement Rule 
Enforcement Rule and Civil Money Penalties  
Defenses and Waivers for CMP 
Liabilities for Violations 
HIPAA Breach Notification Rule 
Burden of Proof for Breach Notification 
Real Life Examples of HIPAA Breaches 
HIPAA Training


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Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement

HIPAA Exams, Inc has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, HIPAA Exams, Inc has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Authorized Provider status, HIPAA Exams, Inc. is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

Credit Designation

HIPAA Exams, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 1.00 CEU for Online HIPAA for Business Associates Training Course.

IACET CEUs are accepted by the American Nursing Association. Contact your licensing agency for details.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

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.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

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.

Operating Systems Requirements

  • Windows: XP or higher
  • Mac OS X: 10.5 or higher
  • Android:* Lollipop and Marshmallow
  • iOS:* 9 or higher

Minimum System Requirement

  • Disk Space: 600 MB of free hard drive space


  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or higher**, Firefox latest (32-bit), Chrome latest
  • Mac OS X: Safari 7 and above
  • Pop-up blockers should be turned off

Internet Connection Speed

  • Windows: Intel Pentium® processor (1GHz or faster), At least 1 GB RAM


  • Graphics card: 800x600 pixel resolution or greater (1024x768 pixels recommended).

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