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ACO Compliance
 
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Course Description Advanced HIPAA Privacy
Course NameUNDERSTANDING HITECH
The course contains 9 Lessons taking about 45 Minutes

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 included increased penalties for privacy and security violations as well as funding for implementation of health information technology. These provisions include the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). The HITECH Act, reinforced by the Omnibus Rule passed in 2013, provides for increased enforcement and penalties for breaches in the privacy and security of protected health information located in EMR (electronic medical records). More than $27 million in penalties have been collected from covered entities and business associates since the middle of 2015.

Lessons:
  1 : Introduction to HITECH
  2 : Overview of HIPAA
  3 : Business Associates
  4 : Disclosures
  5 : Marketing and Fundraising
  6 : Breaches in PHI Security
  7 : How to Avoid a Breach
  8 : What to Do When a Breach Occurs
  9 : Penalties