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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) - Revised

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This continuing education course provides an overview of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and its implications for mental health practitioners.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Components of HIPAA
  • Health Care Portability
  • Protected Health Information
  • HIPAA Privacy Standards
  • Notice of Privacy Practices
  • Health Plan and Third Party Disclosures
  • Patient Access to Records
  • Therapy Notes vs. The Clinical Record
  • HIPAA Security Standards
  • Enforcement Rule

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the components of HIPAA
  • Describe protected health information
  • Outline information included in psychotherapy notes

FAQs

Most of our courses will satisfy your CEU requirements. However, you can double check with this handy tool.
You can download all the required materials above where it says "Preview the material"
No prerequisites are required for this course.
Yes. Once you read the material and pass your test, you can print your certificate right away from your "My Account" page.
You bet, you can download the course material to your computer. You can then print it off, transfer it to your tablet or whatever works for you. Most folks print of a copy of the test and circle the answers while reading through the material.

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