This course counts as 5 continuing education hours.
Lessons 1-5 with Practice Quizzes, which includes six course readings and course text on applications specific to counselors
Course Reading 1: Covered Entity Charts: Guidance on whether an organization or individual is a covered entity under the Administrative Simplification Provisions of HIPAA
Course Reading 2: Summary of the Privacy Rule
Course Reading 3: HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health
Course Reading 4: HIPAA Security Series 7, Security Standards: Implementation for the Small Provider
Course Reading 5: Notice of Privacy Practices for Protected Health Information
Course Reading 6: Model Notices of Privacy Practices
Participants will correctly identify the definition of a covered entity covered by HIPAA law
Participants will demonstrate application of HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Rule as it pertains to the work of counselors
Participants will demonstrate knowledge of what covered entities need to do to remain compliant with HIPAA law
Target Audience: Certified counselors who bill insurance companies for services
Format: Online self-study
Instructor: Valerie Evans, Ph.D.
accessCEU is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirement. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.
This accessCEU course is based on primary documentation from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and was neither developed nor endorsed by HHS.