Mostly Medicaid Releases new HIPAA Awareness Online Training Module

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Mostly Medicaid released its latest online training course. The HIPAA Awareness Training course is now available online.

HIPAA compliance is a key part of doing business in today's healthcare world. Organizations must make sure they have the proper systems and controls in place to protect sensitive patient information. Part of any HIPAA compliance strategy is awareness training.

And getting that training just got a whole lot easier.

Mostly Medicaid released its latest online training course. The HIPAA Awareness Training course is now available online.

Check out the course here -

http://training.mostlymedicaid.com/product/hipaa-awareness-training/

Course Description

Protecting patient health information is a critical part of operations for all healthcare organizations. This course provides a foundation for HIPAA rules and regulations.The course addresses 18 key HIPAA questions over 3 lessons and 4 Case Studies.

NOTE: Most learners take this course on their own because of their interest in the topic. This course can also be used to meet HIPAA requirements for HIPAA Awareness training if approved by your company compliance officer.

CEU Credits: 3

Recommended pre-requisite course(s): None
Recommended for: Anyone who already works or is planning to work, directly or indirectly, in the healthcare industry.

Learning Outcomes
-Know what HIPAA is and why it is important
-Know the major sections and rules in HIPAA
-Know what information is considered Protected Health Information (PHI)
-Key Questions Covered

In this course you will learn the answers to these 18 key HIPAA questions:

-What is the overall summary of the law?
-What is the purpose of HIPAA and why is it needed?
-What does HIPAA compliance mean?
-What is the impact of a HIPAA security breach on individuals?
-What is the impact of a HIPAA security breach on companies in terms of fines and penalties?
-What is the impact of HIPAA security breach on companies besides fines and penalties?
-What is a Covered Entity?
-What is a Business Associate?
-What are some of the specific things health plans should consider as part of their HIPAA compliance strategy?
-What are some of the things data professionals should consider as part of their HIPAA compliance strategy?
-What are some of the specific things healthcare providers should consider as part of their healthcare strategy?
-What does the Privacy Rule cover?
-What is the Security Rule?
-Who needs to comply with the Security Rule?
-How is Minimum Necessary defined?
-How does an entity determine who should have access to Protected Health Information (PHI)?
-What does Protected Health Information (PHI) mean?
-What is data encryption?
-Case Studies Included

In this course you will work through these 4 case studies:

-A nurse must decide how to discuss sensitive information in front of a patient’s spouse
-An account team member must decide how to send data containing PHI to an external client
-A manager of an analytic team must determine the right way to staff a project that uses PHI in the analysis and has a tight deadline
-An internal analyst must decide what data fields to include on a report for an internal executive

Check out the course here -

http://training.mostlymedicaid.com/product/hipaa-awareness-training/

CONTACT INFO

Need Medicaid training for your team? Send a note info(at)mostlymedicaid(dot)com

You can also check out our online catalog at training.mostlymedicaid.com

About Mostly Medicaid

We began with one simple concept in mind - think of Medicaid as a massive industry that just happens to have the least of these as its customers. Besides the healthcare services provided to Medicaid enrollees, there are hundreds of thousands of people that process claims, build software, consult with hospitals - just to name a few segments. Those people need services and products to help them do their jobs, increase their revenues and improve their skills.

And that's where Mostly Medicaid comes in.

Because most firms in the Medicaid industry don't treat the industry like a business - and we do - we are uniquely positioned to impact actual, meaningful change in the space. We have built a brand and practice that professionals trust to bring non-biased information and recommendations to them.

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Clay Farris
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