Covered Entities, Business Associates and Subcontractors

This 2 minute safety training video covers: who are responsible for protecting health information, why is it important to comply with HIPAA regulations, what are the three HIPAA categories, the importance of knowing which HIPAA category your company' fits in and what does each categories includes. Click here to watch the 21 minute full length version.

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To get quality healthcare, people should not have to sacrifice the privacy or security of their personal health information. The set of regulations known as "HIPAA" ensures that private patient data remains private, but the laws can seem complex, and the penalties for non-compliance can be costly.

New HIPAA Rules and Compliance training products from ATLANTIC define HIPAA terms, explain the laws and discuss what business entities and employees in healthcare-related fields need to do to comply with them.

Topics covered in these products include:

  • Covered entities, Business associates and subcontractors.
  • HIPAA and protected health information (PHI).
  • PHI and patients' rights.
  • Guidelines for use and disclosure of PHI.
  • Using PHI for marketing and fundraising.
  • Requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule.
  • Breach notification and penalties.
  • and more...
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 21 minute preview.

Video Transcript

HIPAA groups the organizations and people that are responsible for protecting health information into three categories. A covered entity, business associate and a subcontractor. Knowing what types of companies fit into these various categories is important, because chances are you or your employer fall into one of them, so you will need to comply with HIPAA regulations.