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Hipaa training

  1. 1. HIPAA Training J Green Ashford University MHA690: Healthcare Capstone
  2. 2. What is HIPAA  Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act  HIPAA Privacy Rules - provides protection for private patient information  HIPAA Security Rules - standardizes specifics security safeguards to assure confidentiality for electronic health information
  3. 3. Who needs HIPAA  Regulations apply to all covered entities  Covered entities 1. Health plans 2. Health care clearinghouses 3. Health care providers
  4. 4. Who needs HIPAA  Covered 1. 2. 3. entities must Let people know how their health information will be used Provide patient access to their own information Put up safety blocks to protect confidentiality
  5. 5. HIPAA Regulations  Regulations protect all medical and billing records  Regulations protect all patient data (electronic, paper, spoken)  Regulations protect all personal health information (PHI)
  6. 6. Protected Health Information  PHI is any information that can be connected to a patient  PHI includes information in any form  PHI can be used without permission for treatment, payment, or health care operations  PHI should only be used to do your job
  7. 7. Use and Disclosure – PHI can be used and disclosed for treatment, payment, and health care operations Minimum Necessary – PHI use and disclosure is limited to what is needed to perform a task Breaches - Wrongful Disclosure or unintentional violations. Both are violations of HIPAA and can result in jail time or fines
  8. 8. Training  Includes all employees, physicians, volunteers, interns, and students  Occurs annually
  9. 9. Privacy Officer  Responsible for policy implementation and compliance  Responsible for official complaints  Contact privacy official at ext: 12345
  10. 10. References  HIPAA security rule and compliance. Retrieved from http://www.hipaaguidelines101.com/hipp a-security.htm  Health information privacy. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/index.ht ml

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