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HIPAA: Patient Privacy and Information Security in Home Health and Hospice

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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This course offers a deep dive into HIPAA for home health and hospice workers. During this course, we'll review the laws and regulations that protect patient information, how those apply to information security, how to mitigate the risk of a security breach, and what to do if you experience a security breach.

1) Review laws and regulations related to patient privacy, specifically HIPAA
2) Define protected health information (PHI) and discuss its appropriate use and methods for protecting it in home health and hospice
3) Outline what to do in the event of a security breach

This course has certified by ACHC, and verified to align with the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence HSIM 5.I in Hospice Information Management, and the CHAP Home Health Standards of Excellence IM.4.I in Information Management Standards. It was designed in accordance with P.L. 104-191, 110 Stat. 1936 (HIPAA), and it provides training to help organizations meet the following federal regulations:

Estimated Runtime: 20 minutes
Last Updated: April 14, 2023
Publication Year: 2022

Reviewed and approved by
Nancy Allen, BSN, RNC, CMC

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

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