OVERVIEW

HIPAA for Dental Professionals is organized by AchieveCE.

Course Description:
From the phone messages that receptionists leave for patients to the type of information that is shared with third parties when submitting insurance claims, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act impacts almost every aspect of dental practice. A dentist, whether practicing solo or within a large practice, faces fines and other legal and professional consequences if he or she fails to uphold their duty to protect their patients’ personal information. The following course provides an overview of HIPAA requirements for dentists and dental practices as well as steps that practitioners can take to comply with these requirements.

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

• Describe the purpose of HIPAA. 
• Identify the types of individuals and entities covered under HIPAA. 
• Describe the types of personal information protected under HIPAA. 
• Provide an overview of the HIPAA provisions related to the use and disclosure of protected health information. 
• Describe the steps that covered entities must take to keep patient information secure. 
• Describe the steps that must be taken in the event of a HIPAA breach. 
• Describe the penalties for HIPAA violations.

Topic(s)

This course fulfills the state-required mandatory topic(s) credit requirements for license renewal.
HIPAA compliance
  • Dentist - Connecticut

ACCREDITATION & CREDITS

Credits
  • Contact Hours - 3
  • TARGET AUDIENCE

    Dentist

    SPECIALITIES

    Dentistry

    REFUND POLICY & CANCELLATION

    Suppose you cancel the course booking within 14 calendar days of receiving your order confirmation and before the start of the course. In that case, you are entitled to a refund of the price paid after deducting the online transaction charges.

    For the avoidance of doubt, the cancellation period will expire 14 days after the date of the Order Confirmation.

    If you start to use our services during the cancellation period (i.e., if the course commences during the 14-day cancellation period) and/or if you access the course materials via our online course spaces (i.e., via our virtual learning environment), no refund will be payable.

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