HIPAA compliance training is a federally mandated annual training program. It is based on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The training aims to educate employees on privacy and security standards and protect sensitive healthcare information (PHI) from being disclosed without patients’ consent or knowledge.
HIPAA safeguards patient’s rights to their own health records. The rules spell out the standards and protocols individuals and organizations must follow to “assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability” of electronic health records.
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Easily develop HIPAA compliance courses and train your workforce on information privacy and security. Use the fully-editable course from our library or create your own course from scratch. Empower your employees with the knowledge and skills to safeguard personal health information from theft, loss, and breaches. Build accountability in your workforce and base their relationship with patients on trust.
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There are numerous benefits of staying compliant with HIPAA. Some of the key ones are as follows:
HIPAA training certificates serve as proof that your employees took the training. This is significant from the perspective of record-keeping for audit trails.
Officially, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) doesn’t mandate HIPAA certification. Still, it is considered a good practice to issue the training certificates as a validation of training completion and compliance with all applicable rules.
A HIPAA compliance training certificate shows that covered entities and business associates have met the minimum standards for ensuring data privacy and security. Find out How to Create Custom Certificates With Your Own Logo and Branding
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To become HIPAA compliant, you should undergo regular HIPAA training for employees based on the latest requirements. Along with this, there should be safeguards in place to protect PHI. For example, you can set reasonable limits on who can access such information and how much they can use and share them.
While it helps to get certified to show course completion and conformity with HIPAA rules, it is not compulsory. According to the HHS website, “there is no standard or implementation specification that requires a covered entity to ‘certify’ compliance.” In most cases, HIPAA “certification” is a third-party process done by private companies in the healthcare sector.
The timeframe to become fully HIPAA compliant varies from organization to organization. This is because it depends on many variables, such as the size of an organization, culture, the number of dedicated HIPAA workforce, and the type of workplace technology, processes, and systems. Depending on these factors, HIPAA compliance may take anywhere from 6 months to 3 years.
Like the timeframe for compliance, the cost of HIPAA compliance is influenced by several factors. They include the size, type, culture, environment, and dedicated HIPAA workforce of an organization. The cost generally includes risk analysis and management, remediation, training, and policy development. Fines and lawsuits in the event of a data breach entail additional costs. Explore ProProfs pricing.