The goal of this program is to define and discuss current and forthcoming HIPAA initiatives regarding resident privacy and data security. The program provides a detailed review of the reforms that have been identified for implementation, and provides information to help long term care workers comply with these new guidelines.
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Describe the overall purpose and goals of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the specific objectives that are being implemented now
- Explain the role of the HIPAA implementation team, as well as the role of the individual long term care worker in ensuring compliance to HIPAA reforms
- Implement administrative simplification reforms as defined by your HIPAA implementation team
- Demonstrate compliance with privacy reforms, including written notice, acknowledgement, prior authorization, and minimum disclosure
- Demonstrate compliance with data security reforms, including issues regarding workplace layout, information storage, and rules covering conversation
This educational activity was developed for nursing home administrators, long-term care workers, and healthcare staff.
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 0.5 clock hours. Valid for Nursing Home Administrator CE.