HIPAA for Business Associates

This online HIPAA compliance course is for anyone that provides business services related to health care like IT and marketing, updated for 2022. Enroll now! 

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Language: English

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About this Course

This course offers an introduction to HIPAA compliance for anyone who falls under the Business Associate category. It's customized for the concerns of answering services, medical billing, medical transcription, software/IT companies, marketing agencies, cleaning services, medical device manufactures, legal services, consultants, and similar healthcare-adjacent business services. 

We'll go over the essential information you need for compliance with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including: 

  • HIPAA Privacy Rule 
  • HIPAA Security Rule 
  • HIPAA Enforcement Rule 
  • HITECH Act 
  • Omnibus and Final Rules 
  • 2021/2022 Updates - ONC and CMS Final Rule 

The Omnibus Final Rule changed the game for Business Associates' HIPAA compliance liabilities. To avoid potential criminal and civil penalties, it's important that Business Associates understand these changes. 

You'll get a certificate of completion to print for your records, and this program is worth 0.2 IACET-approved CEUs. 

Course Facts

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What You Get

Certificate of Completion 

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IACET CEUs

0.2 CEUs

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Duration

1.5 hours

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Learning Type

100% online, available 24/7  

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Course Structure

At your own pace, save progress as you go  

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Course Updates

Content is updated and current 

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to HIPAA 
  • What is Portability? 
  • What is Accountability? 
  • HITECH Act and Omnibus Final Rule 
  • Who must abide by HIPAA rules? 
  • Covered Entities 
  • Business Associates 
  • Expanded definition of Business Associate 
  • Business Associate Agreements 
  • HIPAA Privacy Rule 
  • Privacy Rule for Business Associates 
  • Permitted Use and Disclosure of PHI 
  • ONC Cures Act Final Rule (*Includes 2021/2022 Update*) 
  • CMS Final Rule (*Includes 2021/2022 Update*) 
  • “Minimum Necessary” Principal 
  • Business Associate and Privacy Rule Scenario 
  • Individual Access to Protected Health Information 
  • More Individual Rights Under the Privacy Rule 
  • Personal Representatives and Minors Under the Privacy Rule 
  • State Law and the Privacy Rule 
  • HIPAA Security Rule 
  • What Security Measures Must be Used? 
  • Administrative Safeguards 
  • Technical Safeguards 
  • Privacy and Security for Mobile Devices 
  • Transaction and Code Set Standards 
  • Unique Identifiers Rule 
  • HIPAA Enforcement Rule 
  • Enforcement Rule and Civil Money Penalties 
  • Defenses and Waivers for CMP 
  • Liabilities for Violations 
  • HIPAA Breach Notification Rule 
  • Burden of Proof for Breach Notification 
  • Recent Updates to HIPAA – Cloud Computing 
  • Real Life Examples of HIPAA Breaches 

What You'll Learn

  • What HIPAA legislation is for 
  • How to comply with changes to HIPAA implemented by the Omnibus Final Rule 
  • Key elements of the Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rule 
  • The Breach Notification process 
  • The Unique Identifiers and Transaction and Code Set Rules 
  • How to apply these rules to your functions as a Business Associate 
  • What the Business Associates Agreement (BAA) says and does 

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When Does My Course Expire?

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

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How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or support@360training.com.

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  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
  • You have NOT
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

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