What is HIPAA?
HIPPA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
HIPAA is a Federal law enacted to:
- Protect the privacy of a patient's personal and health information.
- Provide for the physical and electronic security of personal health information.
- Simplify billing and other transactions with Standardized Code Sets and Transactions.
- Specify the rights of patients to approve access/use of their medical information
HIPAA applies to an individual's personal and health information that:
- Is created, received, used or maintained by INSPIRIS.
- Is written, spoken or electronic in nature.
- Includes at least one of the 18 personal identifiers in association with health information.
REMEMBER: Health Information with Identifiers = PHI or ePHI
HIPAA TRAINING 2012
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Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: PHI
Lesson 3: Uses and Disclosures
Lesson 4: Protecting PHI and ePHI
You must be logged into your account to participate in this activity. Begin by clicking Take Course and viewing the course information; then follow the prompts at the bottom of the sreen.
At the end of Lesson 4 you will be required to take a test. This test will cover all four lessons. You must score at least 70% to pass. You will also be required to complete an evaluation upon completing all lessons.