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HIPAA: Understanding Privacy Issues in Speech-Language Pathology

Course: #8154 Level: Introductory1 Hour 83 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of HIPAA and its application to Speech-Language Pathology.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • checkmarkAfter 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.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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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