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HIPAA & Medical Records Law: Meeting the Privacy & Security Regulations


Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language / Counseling / Social Work / Psychology / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   
Registration Fee:   $199

Discuss the most current HIPAA requirements and penalties.
Discuss the HIPAA electronic transaction and code sets rule.
Identify the challenges and exceptions to confidentiality when dealing with records regarding AIDS, mental health, abortion and minors.
Determine the best course of action when state and federal laws contradict one another.
List the most common mistakes made when using electronic billing.
Outline how you can simplify the process and take cost-effective security measures

Target Audience
• Health Information Management/Medical Records Managers • Business Office Managers • Billing Managers • Medical Information Services Personnel/Management • Department Heads • Nurse Managers/Clinicians • Physicians • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants • Dentists/Dental Assistants/Hygienists • Pharmacists • Privacy/Security Officers • General Counsel Attorneys • Respiratory Therapists • All personnel involved with the storage and release/transfer of medical records in: ? Hospitals ? Nursing homes, rest homes ? Medical practices ? Physician groups ? Home health ? Substance abuse centers ? Managed care ? Application service providers ? Mental health ? Therapy and rehab ? Laboratories ? Insurance companies ? Billing services ? Dental offices

Confirmation Notes
Receive unlimited access from the time of purchase through completion and submission of the online exam. Once the exam is taken the seminar will be available for 30 days before course access expires.
CE Information: Click on the "purchase" button for CEU details.

HIPAA Compliance
Now that the HIPAA compliance deadline has passed, health care providers have been struggling to comply with the unique challenges this regulation brings. Forms and privacy notifications have become the norm in the health care industry. But is your practice covering all of its bases and ensuring that your patients' information is protected? Do you know how to properly handle requests for medical records? Are you aware of the penalties that could result if reasonable safeguards are not taken? Do you know how to deal with sensitive records regarding information on minors, AIDS, and mental health? Are your electronic billing practices secured?
Attend this one-day seminar and receive the answers to all these questions and more. Attendees will discuss the three major components to HIPAA compliance: privacy, security, and electronic transactions. You will be given a step-by-step guide to guarantee that your practice or facility is fully secure. Information pertaining to writing the required policies, procedure,s and consents will be discussed, as well as samples of all required forms. Attendees will leave this seminar armed with all the information needed to comply with the HIPAA regulations.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM