HIPAA & HITECH Part 1: Policies & Procedures
What you'll learn
- HIPAA and HITECH Fundamentals
- A breakdown of the Privacy and Security Standards into meaningful and appropriate policies and procedures.
Part 1 focuses on HIPAA and HITECH fundamentals and guides you in breaking down the Privacy and Security Standards into meaningful and appropriate policies and procedures. In four sections, this part of the program assists you in understanding how to build the foundation for your Compliance Plan.
Section 1: HIPAA/HITECH Fundamentals - This section outlines the HIPAA regulatory requirements as well as the consequences and sanctions for non-compliance.
Section 2: Key HIPAA Principles - As an architect of your Compliance Plan, you will learn the key principles of HIPAA and HITECH and how to translate these principles into meaningful and appropriate policies and procedures to guide the daily functions of your workforce.
Section 3: Foundation Built on HIPAA Privacy and Security Standards - This section provides checklists and more of the elements of the Privacy and Security Standards, which must be translated into appropriate policies and procedures to guide the specific functions of each faction of your workforce.
Section 4: Prevent Sanctions with Compliance - Accountability is key to compliance. Documenting appropriate policies and procedures is the first component of achieving compliance but implementation is the second step. This section uses Case Studies to demonstrate the consequences for failing to draft and implement appropriate policies and procedures, and meaningful workforce training programs.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone responsible for creating and implementing a HIPAA and HITECH compliance plan within their organization
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