Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Slide content:HIPAA Privacy & Security Privacy requirements What health information must be protected https:// www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/privacy/laws-regulations/index.html Security requirements How to protect health information https:// www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/security/laws-regulations/index.html 6
Slide notes:This lecture concentrates on those parts of HIPAA that relate to the privacy and security of health information. Generally speaking, privacy requirements describe the kinds of information that must be protected and who must protect the information. Security requirements address the steps that must be taken to protect health information and who is responsible for protecting that information. HIPAA also specifies that individuals have the right to control how their health information is used. Detailed information about all aspects of HIPAA coverage and requirements can be found using the links on this slide. 6