HIPAA Overview

HIPAA Overview

Updated Feb 04, 2020

Welcome to the “HIPAA Overview,” a video lesson that describes the relevant rules and defines key terms to help learners understand how to handle protected health information (PHI) safely and securely. You’ll learn answers to questions like “What’s HIPAA’s intended purpose?” and “Who does HIPAA protect?” Plus, you’ll hear about critical concepts like the minimum necessary standard and exceptions to breaches. By going through the Privacy Rule, the Security rule, the Breach Notification Rule, and the Enforcement Rule, this lesson will give viewers a foundational understanding of what HIPAA entails and how to protect sensitive health information.