HIM 190 : HIPAA for Practical Experience

Transcript title

HIPAA for Practical Experience

Credits

2

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

20

Lecture hours

20

Prerequisites

Instructor approval.

Description

Provides a medical legal foundation for professional practice experience with respect to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), federal legislation enacted in 1996. Course focus is on the privacy and security rules of HIPAA Title II. This course is a requirement for enrollment in Professional Practice Experience (HIM 193).

Learning outcomes

1. Summarize HIPAA Title II Privacy and Security Rules.
2. Utilize legal terms and processes that impact the privacy and security of protected health information.
3. Demonstrate adherence to confidentiality standards in HIPAA Title II Privacy and Security Rules.
4. Apply strategies related to HIPAA Title II Privacy and Security Rules compliance.

Content outline

1. Introduction to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).
2. Introduction to HIPAA Title II, Administrative Simplification.
3. Analysis of HIPAA Title II, Administrative Simplification, Privacy Rule.
4. Analysis of HIPAA Title II, Administrative Simplification, Security Rule.
5. Application of the Privacy and Security Rules as related to the Profession Practice Experience.

Required materials

Required textbook. Computer and reliable internet access. Portable storage device (ie. usb drive).

Grading methods

Knowledge Is assessed through graded exams, quizzes, assignments and projects; this class requires a passing grade of 75% or better.

Outside of
expected

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