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What is The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), included provisions that required healthcare service providers to adopt national standards for electronic health care transactions ...

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What is The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), included provisions that required healthcare service providers to adopt national standards for electronic health care transactions and code sets, unique health identifiers, and security. Why do I need this certification? It?s essential for healthcare professionals, HR staff, third-party administrators as well as many other fields in order to have the information necessary to be in compliance. What will I learn? What HIPAA is Why HIPAA is needed What the Security Rule is What defines protected health information Get your HIPAA Certification Today: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), included provisions that required healthcare service providers to adopt national standards for electronic health care transactions and code sets, unique health identifiers, and security. At the same time, Congress recognized that advances in electronic technology could erode the privacy of health information. The goal of the HIPAA Micro Certification is to inform healthcare professionals of the basic security standards and rules mandated by HIPAA. Specifically, the security rules and measures required by the IT professionals and end users of HIPAA compliant systems. Upon completion of this course, individuals will be able to answer in-depth questions such as: What is HIPAA, Why is HIPAA needed, What is the Security Rule and What defines Protected Health Information?

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Kelly Handerhan
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Certificate Of Completion

Complete this course and earn a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Awareness Certificate of Completion