DHA-US001 HIPAA and Privacy Act Training (1.5 hrs)

REGULATION CONTENT UPDATE IN-PROGRESS. This course provides an overview of two critical privacy laws - the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and the Privacy Act of 1974 - and discusses how these laws are applicable to the Military Health System (MHS). This training provides high-level regulatory standards that apply the same to operations staff, clinical staff, and senior management. It is divided into five modules followed by end-of-module exam. Module 1 provides a general overview of HIPAA, then explores the HIPAA Privacy Rule and correlating DoD Privacy Standards in greater detail. Module 2 focuses on the HIPAA Security Rule as well as DoD's implementation standards. Module 3 provides information about HIPAA Enforcement and HIPAA complaints. Module 4 focuses on the Privacy Act and the DoD Privacy Act Program. And, the final module, Module 5, covers Breach Response at DoD.