Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014
The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) announces the inclusion of Total HIPAA Compliance’s (http://www.totalHIPAA.com) HIPAA Privacy and Security Training 2.0 Certification in the NAHU Online Learning Institute http://bit.ly/1kXj2EZ. Completion of the training will earn agents and brokers three (3) CEs. This is comprehensive online training for HIPAA compliance is part of the requirements by Health and Human Services (HHS) for agents and brokers who sell health, dental, vision or long-term care insurance.
“Health and Human Services is actively auditing healthcare providers and business associates (insurance agents). They are levying major fines in excess of $1 M for non-compliance with HIPAA. Total HIPAA’s training can help prepare agents so HIPAA violations are less likely,” commented Jan Karn, President of Total HIPAA.
This comprehensive HIPAA training covers both privacy and security. The training modules are customized to the requirements of agents with scenarios highlighting common HIPAA pitfalls, how to avoid them and triage recommendations when needed.
Host David C. Smith, a nationally recognized HIPAA and benefits expert, hosts a video tour of a typical agency and discusses HIPAA requirements as they apply to each position in the company. In addition to HIPAA, the training materials include guidance on Gramm-Leach-Bliley and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) as defined in the State and Federally Facilitated Marketplace.
“We are pleased to include Total HIPAA’s HIPAA Privacy and Security Training 2.0 in our continuing education portfolio. Our members will be able to benefit from this comprehensive training and prepare our members so that they will know how to avoid HIPAA violations and meet the requirements of the law,” commented Farren Baer, Vice President of Education, NAHU.
ABOUT TOTAL HIPAA COMPLIANCE
Total HIPAA Compliance (THC) prepares health insurance agents, HR professionals, Privacy and Security Officers, healthcare professionals and subcontractors of business associates at both the leader and workforce level to meet federally mandated HIPAA Omnibus compliance regulations. THC provides both training and compliance documents. With more than 100 years of combined regulatory, educational, professional management and health care experience, our staff prepares and delivers educational products and communications training in a variety of media that best meets the needs of individual learners. - See more at: http://www.totalhipaa.com
ABOUT NAHU - The National Association of Health Underwriters represents more than 100,000 professional health insurance agents and brokers who provide insurance for millions of Americans. NAHU is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, visit our web site at http://www.nahu.org.