Training Presentation<br />HIPAA, Privacy and Security<br />
HIPAA<br />     The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was created to protect the freedom...
This regulation… <br />protects individual’s private health information<br />establishes security standards for health car...
The Privacy Rule within HIPAA defines the federal protection for personal health information held by covered entities and ...
Covered Entities<br />Health Plans: including health insurance companies, HMOs, company health plans and government progra...
Violations of HIPAA Privacy<br />HIPAA Sanctions<br />· Civil<br />- $100 each violation, up to $25,000/person/year<br />·...
Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and Privacy Standards<br />	I certify that I have completed the HIPAA priv...
References<br />Medplusstaffing. (2011). HIPAA signature sheets. Retrieved February 24, 2011, from http://www.medplusstaff...
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  1. 1. Training Presentation<br />HIPAA, Privacy and Security<br />
  2. 2. HIPAA<br /> The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was created to protect the freedom, security, privacy, and confidentiality of an individuals health care information.<br />(U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2011). <br />
  3. 3. This regulation… <br />protects individual’s private health information<br />establishes security standards for health care information systems<br />(U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2011). <br />
  4. 4. The Privacy Rule within HIPAA defines the federal protection for personal health information held by covered entities and outlines specific situations where it is permitted for disclosure of personal health information needed for patient care and other important purposes. <br />The Security Rule specifies a series of administrative, physical, and technical safeguards for covered entities to use to assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information.  <br />(U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2011). <br />
  5. 5. Covered Entities<br />Health Plans: including health insurance companies, HMOs, company health plans and government programs that pay for health care, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and the military and veterans health care programs<br />Health Providers: including doctors, clinics, psychologists, dentists, chiropractors, nursing homes, pharmacies<br />Healthcare Clearing Houses: including entities that process nonstandard health information they receive from another entity into a standard (i.e., standard electronic format or data content), or vice versa.<br />(U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2011). <br />
  6. 6. Violations of HIPAA Privacy<br />HIPAA Sanctions<br />· Civil<br />- $100 each violation, up to $25,000/person/year<br />· Criminal<br />- “knowing”- up to $50,000, 1 year in prison<br />- “under false pretenses”- $100,00, 5 years in prison<br />- with “malice” or intent for “personal or commercial gain” - $250,000,<br />10 years in prison<br />Other Sanctions<br />· Institutional reputation – loss of business, profits<br />· Employee suspension or termination<br />· Loss of license to practice<br />· Civil fines<br />· Criminal fines and imprisonment <br /> (Mercy Hospital, 2011). <br />
  7. 7. Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and Privacy Standards<br /> I certify that I have completed the HIPAA privacy training provided by UCLA Medical Center. Further acknowledge by signature below, that I will comply with the specific policies and procedures of HIPAA and Privacy of Protected Information for each client of UCLA Medical Center in which I am assigned. I understand and will follow all of the organization’s privacy policies and procedures. I am aware that violations of the privacy policies and procedures may result in disciplinary action up to including Termination of my employment/assignment/affiliation with UCLA Medical Center and /or suspension in accordance with UCLA Medical Center policies, as well as potential personal civil and criminal legal penalties.<br />___________________________________ ___________________<br />Signature Date<br />__________________________________<br />Print Your Name<br />(Medplusstaffing , 2011)<br />
  8. 8. References<br />Medplusstaffing. (2011). HIPAA signature sheets. Retrieved February 24, 2011, from http://www.medplusstaffing.cc/documents/MP%20HIPAA%20Signature%20Sheets.pdf<br />Mercy Hospital. (2011). HIPAA confidentiality and privacy training.Retrieved February 24, 2011, from http://www6.miami.edu/sonhs/students/studentinfopdf/HIPPA_Confidentiality_and_Privacy_Training.pdf<br />U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (2011). Health information privacy. Retrieved February 24, 2011, from http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/index.html<br />

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