HIPAA: 5. The Privacy Rule - Authorizations

HIPAA: 5. The Privacy Rule - Authorizations

Updated Apr 29, 2020

As you likely already know, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, is a federal law designed to protect and safeguard both digital and printed patient health information. There are two main components of the act: The Privacy Rule and The Security Rule. This course focuses on the authorizations portion of the Privacy Rule, providing an in-depth summary that will suffice for the average employee. It needs to be noted, however, that this course doesn't cover the entire rule.