The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been a cause of concern for people working in various industries, including education, due to its seemingly extensive rules. This overview course will help you understand the purposes of HIPAA and simplify its different parts. Over the course of the video presentation, you will come to understand the parts that affect you directly, making it easier to comply with.
In this course, you will:
- Recall the history and purpose of HIPAA,
- Define HIPAA and general terminology,
- Identify five rules created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as required by HIPAA, and
- Identify different building statuses and responsibilities under HIPAA.