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.
HHS defines a covered entity as:
For example: If a physician submits a prescription to a pharmacy through email or fax, he/she must comply with HIPAA regulations since he/she is conducting a transaction in an electronic form. Additionally, the pharmacy must also comply with updated HIPAA regulations for health care providers, as they are receiving sensitive patient information in an electronic form.