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Course Description

Learn to Comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), healthcare providers and companies involved in the healthcare industry are required to protect the privacy and security of patient data and personal information. Compliance with stringent HIPAA laws protects individuals who share details of their health, finances and personal lives when they are at their most vulnerable.

HIPAA training is essential for HR managers and employees, however the time and work required poses a major challenge for most organizations. To further complicate matters, The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, amended HIPAA to require "covered entities" — healthcare providers, health insurance plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and "business associates" who contract with these entities — to create and implement information-security policies covering protected health information that is electronically transmitted or maintained. The HIPAA-HITECH Omnibus Rule, enacted in 2013, strengthened patient privacy protections and made other important changes to HIPAA regulations.

A Cintas Online HIPAA Training Course is the easy, effective and time-efficient way to ensure all involved understand and stay compliant with HIPAA regulations. Protect your business from failure to adhere to patient privacy laws. Trust Cintas’ online training to make your entire organization HIPAA-informed.

Online HIPAA Training — What To Expect

The Cintas online HIPAA training course takes just 40 minutes. Participants gain the basic principles of HIPAA privacy laws in simple, relevant terms. The engaging curriculum features pop-quizzes, news clippings and a final quiz highlighting real-world HIPAA compliance issues that employees should learn to recognize and respond to appropriately. Topics include:

  • What is HIPAA?
  • Who is subject to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Law?
  • Compliance Training in HIPAA and Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • HIPAA Privacy Laws
  • Notice of HIPAA Privacy Practices
  • HIPAA Compliance Training and Reasonable Safeguards
  • Using PHI for Marketing
  • HIPAA Security Training
  • HIPAA Training and Administrative Safeguards
  • HIPAA Training and Physical Safeguards
  • HIPAA Training and Technical Safeguards
  • Handling Private Health Information (PHI)
  • HIPAA Security Breach
  • PHI Rights of Individuals
  • Enforcement of HIPAA Compliance Policies

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