HIPAA for Business Associates

Course Details:

  • Category: HIPAA Compliance
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Target Audience: Business Associates

Course Overview: The HIPAA Privacy rule applies to business associates and their subcontractors the same as to covered entities. Organizations must have Business Associate Agreements (BAA) obtained from all persons or entities hired to handle PHI on our behalf of our subcontractors. A business associate and their subcontractors should receive training to be able to adequately protect and safeguard protected health information in the same manner as a covered entity.

Training Includes:

  • Privacy Practices
  • Use and Disclosure of PHI
  • Authorization
  • Mitigation Process
  • Retention of HIPAA Related Records
  • Fundraising Statements
  • Patient Authorizations for Marketing and Research
  • Reasonable Safeguards for PHI
  • Minimum Necessary Standard
  • Cautious Communications
  • Handling Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
  • Right of Access to PHI
  • Abuse, Neglect, and Privacy Complaints
  • Public Health, Worker's Compensation, and Subpoenas
  • HIPAA Transaction and Code Sets (TCS)
  • Enforcement Actions
  • Risk Management and Analysis
  • Response and Reporting Procedures
  • Contingency and Data Backup Plans
  • Emergency Mode Operation and Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Access Control and Validation
  • Media Use and Disposal
  • Bring Your Own Device Policy
  • Encryption and Decryption
  • Authentication Processes
  • Breach Notification