In terms of annual HIPAA training requirements, there are several key components that must be covered. These include understanding the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, and Breach Notification Rule, as well as the consequences of violating HIPAA regulations. Employee compliance with HIPAA rules cannot be expected if they are unaware of them. Employees that have undergone HIPAA compliance training have learned about the regulations, how to identify protected health information (PHI), how to use and disclose PHI appropriately, how to keep PHI safe, and how to report a PHI breach.
Overall, while there is no specific requirement for annual HIPAA training, it is highly recommended that covered entities and business associates provide a HIPAA refresher training to ensure compliance and protect patients’ sensitive information. By staying up-to-date on HIPAA regulations and providing comprehensive training, healthcare professionals can ensure that they are providing the highest level of care to their patients.
Need Help with HIPAA Training?
Looking for an efficient way to keep your employees and business HIPAA compliant annually?
At Compliancy Group we offer a complete and affordable compliance solution. The GuardTM is an easy-to-use piece of software that, when combined with live guided coaching, makes HIPAA compliance significantly simpler. It allows you to achieve, illustrate, and maintain compliance, and all of your employee trainings and record keeping are stored within the software. After completing your initial HIPAA requirements, continuing HIPAA refresher training for employees is provided.
Are you ready to simplify compliance to confidently grow your business?