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Information Security Training
HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
All Learners

Training employees who have access to personal health information (PHI) is a critical and required part of demonstrating compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Educating employees about their obligations under the law can help improve overall compliance and significantly reduce the number of unintentional and accidental violations. This course was developed to help organizations meet HIPAA training requirements found in the Privacy and Security Rules and the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule.

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  • All Learners
All Learners

Key concepts covered in this course:

  • Definition of personal health information (PHI)
  • Acceptable use of PHI for payment, treatment and benefit plan operations
  • Responsibility for handling PHI confidentially
  • Limiting disclosure and uses of PHI to a "need to know" standard
  • Minimizing security breaches and ensuring that PHI is physically secure
  • Personal and corporate penalties for non-compliance and intentional violations
  • Obligation to report suspected and known breaches and security lapses

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NAVEX Global Online Compliance Training Courses: HIPAA and Protected Health Information (PHI) Training


Speaks to the obligation of certain businesses to protect health information of individuals. Lays the foundation for better understanding of key definitions of terms such as Protected Health Information (PHI) and the rules around its use, disclosure and security.

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