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HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
Authors: Debbie Sabatino and Paul Fekete, MD
Reviewer: Maria C. Graña, MT(ASCP)SHC MCQA(ASQ)
Welcome! Please proceed through this course by clicking on the arrows in the upper right or text links on the lower left of the
page. Monitor your progress with the Table of Contents, and return to your Student Homepage by clicking on the Home icon.
Your progress will be saved automatically as you proceed through the course. If you exit the course, you can continue from
where you left off, even if you use a different computer.
As you progress through the course, you may find knowledge assessment questions that cover the material you've read so far. These
practice questions are not graded or recorded.
This course carries the following continuing education credits:
P.A.C.E. Contact Hours: 2.00 hour(s)
Course Number: 578-039-12
Florida CE: Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety: 2.00 hour(s)
Overview of HIPAA
What is HIPAA?
HIPAA is a United States federal law passed by Congress in 1996 to help protect the
privacy and security of health information.
It is short for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act....