Intro to HIPAA for MSPs

Intro to HIPAA for Managed Service Providers

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Donna Grindle

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Learn the essentials of HIPAA and HIPAA Compliance 


HIPAA – the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – has been around since 1996 and applies to any organization that deals with protected health information. This course offers an overview of HIPPA compliance requirements including the important elements of HIPAA and the later HITECH Act. Through these lessons, managed service providers will learn what they need to do to properly protect patient privacy and keep their organization out of legal troubles. 

This version, Intro to HIPAA for Managed Service Providers, is an extension of the Business Associates course. It covers items specific to IT Consultants working with covered entities.  


Topics covered include: 

  • Describing HIPAA’s history 
  • Identifying important terms and acronyms associated with HIPAA 
  • Discussing three major HIPAA rules 
  • Describing key pieces of the Privacy Rule 
  • Recognizing the 18 elements of PHI (Protected Health Information) 
  • Identifying three types of safeguards 
  • Applying tips for HIPAA implementation 
  • Describing HIPAA responsibilities specific to managed service providers 


Enjoy over 3 hours of high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging”TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style! 

Course Contents:

#  Lesson  Length 
1  Introducing HIPAA   4:10 
2  Definitions & Acronyms   11:44 
3  The Three Major Rules   3:25 
4  Why Do We Need HIPAA?   6:32 
5  HIPAA Enforcement   10:55 
6  The Privacy Rule   5:15 
7  The Privacy Rule for BA’s  7:00 
8  Notice of Privacy Practices   6:30 
9  Special Privacy Situations   11:49 
10  The 18 Elements of PHI   8:05 
11  The Security Rule   8:53 
12  Risk Analysis   7:35 
13  Three Types of Safeguards   12:16 
14  Breach Notification Rule   11:22 
15  Notification Requirements   9:20 
16  Tips for HIPAA Implementation   6:59 
17  HIPAA Certification   7:13 
18  Business Associate Tips   8:18 
19  Business Associate, Real World Examples   8:53 
20  MSP Specifics   12:11 
21  MSP HIPAA Liability   4:24 
22  Reasonable and Appropriate   9:35 
23  Training for MSPs   6:39 
24  For More Information   1:10 

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