HIPAA, HITECH And Other Regulatory Issues Course

Every office, whether it is a doctor’s office or a medical billing service needs to fully understand the HIPAA laws and how they affect everyone concerned. This course on HIPAA laws shows the student not only what the laws are but how they pertain to the situation. We show the reasoning behind the laws and exactly what needs to be done to comply with these laws. Included in the course are other laws and statutes besides HIPAA that anyone handling protected health information (PHI) needs to know.

HIPAA Title Information
Medicare Integrity Program
Electronic Transaction Standards
HIPAA Privacy and Security
Personal health information (PHI)
Covered entities and business associates and responsibilities of each
Subcontractors and HIPAA
Trading partners
Privacy rules
Psychotherapy and notes
Confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records
Written policies and procedures
Privacy officer
Training employees on HIPAA requirements
Establishing privacy safeguards
State privacy laws
Required disclosures
Parents and un-emancipated minors regarding HIPAA
HIPAA Privacy breach
HIPAA Security Rule
Risk Management
Backing up records
Contingency plan
Storing PHI
Other statutes and regulations regarding privacy and security
Fraud and abuse
Examples of abuse
False Claims Act
Anti-kickback Statute
Stark Laws
Reduce risk and implement compliance
Civil and criminal penalties
Fair Debt and Collections Act
Affordable Care Act
PQRS
Frequently asked questions on HIPAA
Alice Scott & Michele Redmond

Course Tuition: $129

HIPAA, HITECH And Other Regulatory Issues