Protecting our personal health information is one of the most important duties of anyone in healthcare. In fact, in 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was signed into law to protect the privacy of medical records and grant individuals control over their personal health records. This video training explains the rules and requirements of HIPAA, focusing on how employees can maintain compliance.

This video course educates viewers about the importance of following HIPAA rules. This course explores what is protected health information, and situations where authorization is not required. The course also covers signed patient authorization, the privacy notice, patient control, the Personal Representative, and the Privacy Official. Penalties for violating HIPAA are detailed.

Not following HIPAA rules can result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Use this video to educate employees about how to follow HIPAA requirements.