HIPAA for Substance Abuse Providers
Short Description: This course presents information pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), particularly Titles I & II. The course is for substance abuse care providers, a primary care-giver responsible for applying HIPAA rules many times each day. In addition to a general discussion of HIPAA, the course contains case studies in three areas important to nursing professionals: Protected Health Information, Electronic Transactions Security, and Physical Safeguards.
Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.