What are the answers to the HIPAA training test?
Is True or false the hipaa and security rules dictate that all who may come into contact with protected health information go through training on hipaa policy?
If we're talking about employees of a Covered Entity (CE), then the employer is responsible for training employees and ensuring an appropriate understanding of HIPAA. If we're talking about companies that aren't CE's but are contracted to CE's then that responsibility is (or should be) laid out in the Business Associate's Agreement -- the document HIPAA requires a CE to execute with contractees, that bind them to HIPAA-like performance even if they aren't CE's. [[User:Cjonb|Cjonb]]…
The benefits of HIPAA are generally to protect patient data and any personally identifiable information. By establishing and enforcing a law that protects health information, the government is attempting to keep individual privacy and protect them from medical identity theft and general identity theft. If you still have questions, our HIPAA FAQ can provide answers - see the below link:
To protect the privacy of patient information. The law makes it illegal to give out a patient's medical information without their consent. After HIPAA, medical patients had to fill out forms designating where and to whom their information could be given out. If you are taking the HIPAA test: To make it easier for people to keep health insurance and to help the industry.
If the employee is an educated health worker (such as a doctor, nurse, medical filing, medical billing agent, etc.) they should be trained in HIPAA laws during their schooling. If the employee is in a job that did not require schooling (such as a pharmacy technician), they should be trained in HIPAA laws before they ever begin work at their new job, usually at the preliminary training that happens after the job is accepted.