This course will address the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and its application within Speech-Language Pathology. Topics addressed will include who and what is covered by HIPAA, administrative safeguards, penalties for non-compliance, and how HIPAA relates to other laws, such as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HI-TECH) Act.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of HIPAA and its application to Speech-Language Pathology.
- After this course, participants will be able to define Protected Health Information (PHI).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how HIPAA interacts with other laws, such as the HI-TECH Act, in the practice of Speech-Language Pathology.
|5-10 Minutes||Protected Health Information|
|10-20 Minutes||Security Rule & Breach Notification|
|20-30 Minutes||HIPAA & Speech-Language Pathology|
|30-40 Minutes||Examples of Non-Compliance|
|40-55 Minutes||HIPAA & HITECH|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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