Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Hospitals and Other Providers

Career level:

Early Careerist
Experienced Professional
Student

Recommended for:

Medical Records
Patient Access
Patient Experience
Revenue Cycle

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

18 Months

Course | Overview | Compliance

Compl: HIPAA Privacy: Uses and Disclosures

Course | Overview | Compliance

Compl: HIPAA Privacy: Uses and Disclosures

Description

This course defines "use" and "disclosure" and explains when patient health information may and may not be shared orally, electronically, and in its written form. It describes the 12 purposes for which PHI may be released without authorization. Additionally, this course explains the minimum necessary standard, which determines how much information may be released and to whom.

Estimated course completion time: 1 hour
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Identify when patient health information may be shared and to whom
  • Define the minimum necessary rule
  • Differentiate between situations where the minimum necessary rule applies and does not apply
  • Recognize a patient's rights regarding restrictions on uses and disclosures

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