The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations adopt standards for securing and storage of health care information, transmitting electronic claims, and protecting the privacy of patient records.
This is a beginning-intermediate level course introducing and updating psychotherapists, counselors, and other mental health providers to the complexities and applications of HIPAA regulations.
The course includes extensive updates on the Security Rule, Electronic Health Records (EHR), and numerous 2016 changes and interpretations of HIPAA according to the ever-evolving internet and cloud technology. It also includes 2013 Final Rule regulations and revised HIPAA forms. Course includes instant downloads of the entire HIPAA Kit 8th edition updated for ICD-10 and HIPAA Forms in Word and PDF formats ready to be easily personalized.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE program is designated as beginning to intermediate.
Note: This course is presented in a PDF format only.
Upon completing this program, you should be able to
- Discuss the basics of HIPAA.
- Specify the simple steps to becoming compliant.
- Apply the provided HIPAA Compliant Checklists.
- Utilize the provided basic ready-to-use forms.
- Summarize the Privacy, Security, and Transaction Rules.
- Describe the 2016 updates to the application of HIPAA in an ever-changing digital world.
- Summarize the Omnibus or Final Rule of 2013.
- Explain the updates and applications of the Security Rule.
Ofer Zur, PhD, is a consultant, licensed psychologist, writer, forensic consultant, and lecturer from Sonoma, CA. He is a pioneer in the development of the ethical and effective managed-care-free practice and is a prolific writer and researcher. Dr. Zur taught for many years at several Bay Area graduate schools, such as CSPP/Alameda and CIIS/San Francisco as well as the preparatory courses for licensing exams in CA. He has trained thousands of psychotherapists in his seminars, lectures and private consultations on how to successfully build an ethical, effective and thriving private practice. He teaches workshops on ethics, illness, the art of consulting, speed and technology, and dual relationships.
At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
At Health is an approved provider of the California Board of Behavior Sciences (PCE 3319). These courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
At Health is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider # CEP 15512.
California Licensed Vocational Nurses and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, to fulfill their CE requirements.
At Health, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6719. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. At Health, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Programs are available for continuing education credit for social workers through the co-sponsorship of At Health, Inc., and Amedco, LLC. Amedco, #1346, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. The following recognize the ASWB program: AB, AK, AL, AR, AZ, BC, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WY. Participants must pass a posttest with a score of 80% or higher and complete an attendance/evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion/attendance.
Athealth.com is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, provider #908.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, master's level psychologists, licensed clinical psychotherapists, and alcohol and other drug abuse counselors in Kansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and for social work in Nebraska.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists in Tennessee.
Athealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.
The above CE sponsorships are honored by many additional state boards of social work, marriage and family therapy, and licensed professional counseling. Some restrictions may apply. Check with your state board or certifying organization to find out if online courses or home study are accepted as part of your continuing education requirement for license renewal or re-certification, or call At Health at 888-284-3258 for information regarding CE approvals.
Page last modified on July 27, 2016
|Type: PDF Credits: 8 CE Price: $135 Refund Policy|