1 CE Credits/Hours - Online Course - $19.00
Developed by Roy Huggins, LPC NCC
This course includes materials consisting of:
Video introduction to course
by Roy Huggins, LPC NCC & Ofer Zur, Ph.D.
General Course Description
HIPAA has been updated, and it's time to get your "copy-and-paste" solutions for compliance and learn the highlights of the new rules in a brief, engaging, and simple way.
Whether your last HIPAA update was in 2003 or 2012, this short course is designed to get you up to date quickly with just the facts - and the forms - you need to keep up with the 2013 HIPAA updates. This dynamic 1-hour interview between Ofer Zur, PhD and Roy Huggins, LPC NCC will explore what matters to mental health professionals in both the brand new HIPAA rules as well as the changes in HIPAA that have happened since 2003. We supply you with the updated forms necessary for compliance as well as other forms to help you take advantage of clarifications in the new rules that significantly improve client autonomy around email, texting, and other electronic communications.
This course will teach psychotherapists to:
1. Construct a plan for complying with the 2013 HIPAA Final Rule.
2. Integrate into their practices the new concepts around Security and Privacy introduced in the 2013 HIPAA Final Rule.
3. Describe changes in the national environment around Security and Privacy that have transpired since HIPAA was first passed.
HIPAA and the standard of care
Covered Entities (CE)
September 23, 2013 compliance deadline
HIPAA Security Rule
Business Associate changes
Clarification around patient autonomy and email
Breach Notification Rule
Clients can request their whole record, especially if it's electronic
2013 HIPAA Mini Kit - Forms