Do I really need to read my client’s full file before I go out to visit him/her…?
Can I tell my supervisor how the doctor’s appointment with my client went in the lunch room…?
Should I share my client’s private information with my co-worker even though they are not involved with the client’s care…?
Could I send a fax to someone even though they are on vacation…?
If you are worried that you may not be following HIPAA’s privacy act , have no fear this course is here for you! This seminar gives Administrators and Direct Care Professionals practical techniques for complying with HIPAA
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
□ Understand the Privacy Act of HIPAA
□ Recognize the common identifiers of Protected Health Information (PHI)
□ Know the importance of keeping client information private in a variety of settings
□ Use effective communication tools in regard to client privacy
□ Learn computer, and digital security
□ Understand who is authorized to receive protected health information
□ Be aware of what constitutes a HIPAA penalty