HIPAA COMPLIANCE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION COURSES
What Is HIPAA?
HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It is commonly misspelled as “HIPPA” when individuals have not taken training or completed HIPAA compliance initiative. It is a federal law passed in 1996 as an attempt at incremental healthcare reform. It was revised in 2009 with the ARRA/HITECH Act, meaningful use, in 2013 with the Omnibus Rule and additional minor changes. Regulation’s goal is to reform the healthcare and Insurance industries by reducing paperwork & costs, simplifying administrative processes, burdens and improving the privacy and security of patients’ information with easy accessibility of their records. Enforcement rule and breach notification rule has to lead to fines and penalties due to a violation of rules.
Who Need to Comply with Privacy and Security Rules?
Any organization or person who works in or with the healthcare industry or who has access to protected health information.
Covered entities under the regulation are Health Care Providers (Hospitals, Doctors, Clinics, Psychologists, Dentists, Chiropractors, Nursing Homes, Pharmacies), Employer Group Health Plans (Health insurance companies, HMOs, Company health plans, Medicare, Medicaid, etc) and Health Care Clearinghouse. Check if you are covered entity under HIPAA regulations.
HIPAA Privacy Security Officer Training Certification for Compliance
Are you confused about which HIPAA Training to select for your employees? If you are the HIPAA Privacy Officer, have you taken the HIPAA compliance training to help your company achieve and maintain HIPAA compliance? Have you created a HIPAA compliance manual for your privacy and security policies?
Select the Right level of Training
It is very important to choose the right level of training. The HIPAA privacy security officer CANNOT take basic level training (2 hours). They need at least 20+ hours of training to have a clear understanding of privacy and security rule requirements. The basic reason for the non-compliance is that nobody in the company understands the complete requirement of rules. As a result, they are unaware of policy and procedure requirements, contingency plan, risk analysis, and audit. HIPAA compliance training will provide knowledge to a compliance officer to make company HIPAA compliant.
The HIPAA Privacy Officer Certification Training
The role of a HIPAA Privacy Officer is related in some respects of that to a Security Officer as it involves conducting risk assessments, staff training, and managing Business Associate Agreements. However, a Privacy Officer will also be responsible for establishing, managing and enforcing HIPAA-compliant policies and procedures to protect PHI in whatever format it is maintained. HIPAA Privacy Officer should take the Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE) course. Employees working below privacy officer can take Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert (CHPE)
HIPAA Security Officer Certification Training
A HIPAA Security Office post information requires to outline the Officer´s duties with regard to building and maintaining HIPAA-compliant mechanisms for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and accessibility of the Covered Entity´s healthcare information systems. These duties will change according to the type and size of the organization. Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE) certification course should be HIPAA Security Officer training. Employees working below Security officer can take Certified HIPAA Security Expert (CHSE).
Why You Choose Us?
- Courses created by HIPAA expert with practical compliance experience and security expert
- Three different learning methods available to suit your learning needs
- The first choice of a compliance officer, consultant & auditors for professional level training.
- Training offered based on job role: basic course of 1 hour to 24 hours for expert level courses
- Online course with audio and powerpoint slides for easy understanding of content
- 700 pages printed manual available for comprehensive courses
- 24 x 7 access from anywhere for online courses
- Instantly print or download nationally recognized certificates
- After passing the certification test, you can use the certification logo on your resume, profile, signature, etc.
- Complete compliance documentation manual kit available based on your specific needs
- Solutions for ransomware and network vulnerability assessment
- Option to create a customized course and onsite training options available
- Group, university and colleges discounts available
- Unlimited phone and email support
- Online courses compatible with windows, apple, iPad and other tablets
Ten steps you need to follow to make your company HIPAA compliant.
Step 1: Assign HIPAA Compliance Officer
This is the very first step to ensure that you have a HIPAA Privacy Officer who will work towards the company’s HIPAA compliance. If it is a bigger organization, responsibility can be shared by HIPAA Security officer, HIPAA compliance officer, etc.
Step 2: Training HIPAA Privacy Security compliance officer with CHPSE course
This is the most important step toward compliance. If your HIPAA officer does not know what is needed to achieve and maintain compliance, the company will not be compliant. This 25 hours training of Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE) will give them a complete knowledge of what are regulations requirements.
Step 3: Training for All Employees
Employees have access to PHI should take the Privacy Security overview training. If you accept Medicare and Medicaid insurance then take Fraud Waste and Abuse (FWA) Prevention Training. Employees in the IT department can consider taking comprehensive HIPAA Security Compliance Training and from HR department can take comprehensive HIPAA Privacy Compliance Training
Step 4: Create and Implement HIPAA Privacy Policies for Compliance Manual
You will need to create privacy policies and procedures mentioned in the Privacy rule. After creating them you will need to implement them and train employees on it as needed.
Step 5: Create and Implement HIPAA Security Policies
You will need to create a HIPAA compliance manual of policies and procedures mentioned in the Security rule. After creating them you will need to implement them and train employees on it as needed.
Step 6: Create and test Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
This is the most time-consuming step. You can start step 7 and 8 simultaneously with it. Creating and testing the BCP & DRP plan will ensure the business recovery in case of a disaster.
Step 7: Conducting a Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
This will ensure that the company’s infrastructure is protected from hackers, computer viruses and ransomware to maintain the privacy and security of the data.
Step 8: Conduct a Risk Analysis
Conduct gap analysis for privacy rule and Security risk analysis as per the security regulation requirements
Step 9: Remediation
Gap and risk found in your analysis need to be corrected so you meet the compliance requirements
Step 10: Audit
Conduct a HIPAA audit to ensure that you meet the HIPAA compliance. If you can afford, get a third party to evaluate your compliance manual and program. Get a HIPAA Compliance Certification to validate your efforts
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WHAT TRAINING STUDENT SAY?
Testimonials from students who have taken our classroom OR eLearning courses.
“I recently completed the Certified HIPAA Privacy & Security Expert online course offered by your company. As an IT Healthcare Professional (CIO & CISO), I have had an opportunity to attend several types of training. I must say the course information greatly exceeds any other HIPAA course I have taken. My participation in this course provided excellent knowledge of the subject matter. I would rate the overall information in the subjects as superior.”
“I recommend the CHPSE training and certification. The flexibility of the online anytime CHPSE was superb! Content material was presented in a professional manner and the presenter was very educated on the material. This CHPSE training with prepare you for HIPAA Privacy Security cert.”
“The CHPSE Course is a great tool. The course is organized, updated and informative. I was particularly impressed with the organizationu2019s ability to transfer technical HIPAA requirements into easy to follow information, and the staff is readily available to answer questions. I recommend this course to any professional who has to understand and comply with HIPAA requirements.”
“The course was organized and the instructor had many, many years of experience. The instructor gave great examples and answered real life questions we had to help ensure we were in compliance. I recommend the online live instructor led training because you have the one on one with the instructor. I learned more than I had expected. Thank you.”
“I would recommend anyone who works in a healthcare setting, or who deals with HIT on a daily basis, to take CHPA certification! I work for a HIT software company, and most of our employees have taken and benefited tremendously from this course. Educating all of our employees, so they have a full understanding of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, will help our company make certain we maintain HIPAA compliancy when dealing with PHI.”