This course provides information about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Specifically, you will learn: what the purpose, scope and benefits of HIPAA are, what is the significance of the Administrative Simplification section of HIPAA, how nonocompliance is penalized, what changes HIPAA regulations require, what standards HIPAA enforces, how privacy and security are differentiated, what impact HIPAA can have on you and your organization, and how you can make your organization HIPAA-compliant.
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Understand what HIPAA is.
- Learn the purpose of HIPAA.
- Understand the key features of HIPAA.
- Understand which entities are affected by HIPAA.
- Appreciate the types of standards HIPAA specifies and understand the areas affected by thestandrads and proposed rules.
- Understand the purpose of electronic standardization of transactions, code sets, and unique identifiers.
- Recognize the difference between privacy and security.
- Appreciate the impact of new privacy rules related to HIPAA.
- Understand the costs and savings associated with HIPAA.
- Learn the implementation dates of, and penalties for noncompliance to, HIPAA regulations.
- Understand how HIPAA will impact you and your organization.
- Understand the general process to implement HIPAA compliance in your organization.
HIPAA for the Insurance Professional - Georgia Insurance Department
- Georgia Insurance Department
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- 716 West Tower,2 Martin Luther King. Jr Drive Floyd Memorial Building
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