This course is designed to provide an up-to-date understanding of modern HIPAA regulations, as it relates to the home care and hospice clinician roles. Penalties for HIPAA violations and how agencies and patients alike may be harmed by inadvertent breaches are reviewed extensively. Critical thinking application within specific patient scenarios will help the clinician understand how important patient privacy can be.
Identify the elements of protected health information.
Differentiate between the Basic 3 Rules of HIPAA and how to apply them to your current professional practice.
Describe at least 5 actions that healthcare professionals can take to comply with the HIPAA rules.
Distinguish between Incidental Disclosures and Breaches of HIPAA.
Explain the HIPAA Regulatory Violations and corresponding penalties.