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Health Careers and HIPAA. On-Line Training. HIPAA. What is it? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Act Promulgated in 1996 by the Department of Health and Human Services Public Law 104-191

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health careers and hipaa

Health Careers and HIPAA

On-Line Training

hipaa
HIPAA
  • What is it?
    • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
    • Act Promulgated in 1996 by the Department of Health and Human Services
    • Public Law 104-191
    • Medical Privacy-National Standard to Protect the Privacy of Personal Health Information
current status
Current Status
  • HIPAA has changed how medical facilities, clinics, offices, etc. can do business.
  • Industry is accountable for any “leaks” to the public by employees with large fines attached to any prosecution.
  • Many facilities have stricter rules regarding schools and colleges entering their facilities.
  • Health Careers programs may loose sites if students are not properly trained.
cte and cme partnership
CTE and CME Partnership
  • A partnership was formed with CTE and UND School of Medicine & Health Science - Continuing Medical Education
  • The partnership would allow high school and post secondary students to access the School of Medicine’s electronic HIPAA training program.
  • The electronic training is the same as training provided by facilities for new employees.
hipaa electronic training program
HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • Health Careers and Health Related programs can access the UND School of Medicine electronic HIPAA training program by enrolling with Continuing Medical Education.
  • There is NO COST for accessing the and using the program.
  • There is a COST for taking the test.
  • The cost for the test is $5.00 per student.
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HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • Application Process
    • Send application and check attention to:
      • Kylie Behm
        • E-mail – kbehm@medicine.nodak.edu
      • Continuing Medical Education UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Box 9037 Grand Forks, ND 58202
      • Checks made payable to University of North Dakota
    • Application is the registration roster with school, contact information and students names.
      • The form is an Excel document
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HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • CME is under agreement with the vendor to add names once each semester according to their contract. Schools will need to support CME and adhere to the deadlines as well.
  • Deadline –
    • Once each semester
    • Fall Semester September 22, 2003
    • Spring Semester TBA
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HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • CME is under agreement with the vendor to add names once each semester according to their contract. Schools will need to support CME and adhere to the deadlines as well.
  • Deadline –
    • Once each semester
    • Fall Semester September 22, 2003
    • Spring Semester TBA
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HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • Instructor Training is Provided by staff of the School of Medicine.
  • The first training event was held during the All Service Conference in Bismarck.
  • A second training event can be conducted at UND if needed.
  • We will consider continuing training at the All Service Conference as a post conference session.
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HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • Currently we have
    • 16 colleges and schools registered
      • 8 campuses health related programs
        • Nursing is the most common participant
      • 8 high school Health Careers programs
    • There are 393 students participating
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HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • Issues
    • High Schools paying the $5.00 fee
      • Schools have been paying the costs since it is part of the course.
      • Add to next year’s budget
    • Who should take the HIPAA training?
      • Students going on shadows, clinical or internships
    • When should students take the course?
      • When it appropriate within the curriculum.
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HIPAA Electronic Training Program
  • The CTE and CME partnership is meeting the changes within industry.
  • Contact with any questions:
    • Don Roloff
      • Droloff@state.nd.us
      • 701-328-3183
    • Kylie Behm
      • Kbehm@medicine.nodak.edu
      • 701-777-6429