HIPAA Training

HIPAA Online Training Course

Course Overview

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a complicated set of statutory and regulatory requirements that govern how protected health information is created, accessed, stored, and transmitted.

HIPAA is a critical topic for many employers because violations of HIPAA can lead to highly disruptive and expensive investigations, fines and litigation expenses.

But beyond that, the way you treat sensitive and personal healthcare information plays a critical role in how you engage your clients and the individuals involved. How you approach HIPAA and treat sensitive healthcare information can either strengthen - or compromise - both your organization’s culture and reputation.


Course Snapshot

Course length: 60 minutes

Audience: Managers and employees

Format: Video, animation and audio narration

This course is designed to help learners understand HIPAA’s requirements and to connect the dots between the protections provided in HIPAA and how they impact your organization and clients. It also models appropriate behavior, shows learners how simple steps can be taken to safeguard HIPAA-protected information, and introduces the role and importance of your HIPAA Security Officer.

This course was also designed to help employers meet HIPAA training requirements and scrutiny by regulators in the event of an audit or investigation. It features relevant workplace video scenarios, and practical tips and engaging voiceover narration. Learners will also have direct access to Emtrain’s Course Expert. This allows them to anonymously ask questions via our innovative Expert Q&A feature.

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Meet Marcia Augsburger

HIPAA Expert

Marcia Augsburger, CHC, CHPC, has over 28 years of experience representing healthcare-related entities, from hospitals to social media, in connection with HIPAA and state law privacy matters, including risk assessments, incidents, breaches, and general compliance concerns. She represents health care entities in litigation involving various issues, including FCA and other compliance concerns, managed care reimbursement and other business matters. Her healthcare clients regularly call on her for operations advice, contracting, risk assessment and management, investigations, and compliance programming. Marcia Augsburger is currently a partner at King & Spalding LLP’s FDA and Life Sciences and Healthcare practice.

Key Course Concepts

  • What is HIPAA and what does it attempt to do?
  • What are Covered Entities, Business Associates and Sub-Business Associates?
  • What is PHI and ePHI?
  • What is the Privacy Rule and What Does it Require?
  • Patient Access to Health Records
  • What is the Security Rule and What Does it Require?
  • Security Incidents and HIPAA Violations
  • Reporting Requirements
  • The Role of State Laws
  • Common Violations and Precautions
  • Penalties

Key Course Features

  • Gives learners access to Emtrain Experts for best practices on this topic
  • Realistic video workplace scenes model positive workplace behaviors
  • Engaging animations illustrate and reinforce key concepts and takeaways
  • Content gives learners practical tips and guidance to apply in the workplace
  • Tailored to include your branding and policy
  • Available in English with translation options
  • Includes Emtrain’s robust LMS; compatible with SCORM 1.2 and 2004.

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