Online HIPAA Course

Earn fast, simple and nationally accredited HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) training certification at AHCA and learn at your pace. The validity of the course is 2 years and one can take unlimited exam retakes. The course materials are designed and led by experts. Print your HIPAA wallet card instantly after passing.

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Chapter 1 : Introduction

This course is designed to provide you with the basic understanding and training for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), enforces the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. This training is designed to follow the National guidelines and information provided by the Health and Human Services.



Course Topic Outline:
  1. Introduction
  2. What is HIPAA and why was it created?
  3. What are covered entities?
  4. What are covered entity responsibilities?
  5. What is PHI (Personally Identifiable Health Information)?
  6. What is HITECH?
  7. What are individuals’ rights to PHI?
  8. Penalties and consequences for noncompliance