As the new office coordinator of a small multi-specialty group practice, you are responsible for providing training for all newly hired employees and in-service training for current staff. You are informed that not all staff members are familiar with the legal, ethical, and regulatory implications of HIPAA and PPACA. You are asked to put together a training seminar on this topic that includes the following:

  • Introduction
  • Discuss and define HIPAA; including its
    1. Background/History
    2. Intent
    3. Major Provisions
    4. Implications on Patient Care
  • Discuss and define PPACA; including its
    1. Background/History
    2. Intent
    3. Major Provisions
    4. Implications on Patient Care
  • Analysis on why it’s necessary for staff to be informed of these topics
  • Conclusion

Create 8-10 PowerPoint slides, not including title slide and reference slide, with 150-300 words of speaker notes.  Cite at least 2 scholarly references published within the last 5 years and use APA style.

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Remember to complete this before the course ends:

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**Please note that you will not be able to access the HIPAA training after the course is over, so please plan accordingly.

As a future health care professional, is it important that you fully understand the HIPAA Privacy Rule that health care professionals must follow. As part of your class, you will be given the chance to earn a HIPAA Certificate of Completion. You will go to and spend about 2 hours completing the HIPAA training there. Upon completion of the HIPAA training at, you will be given a certification exam. If you successfully pass the certification exam, you will earn a HIPAA Certificate of Completion that you can print off and show future employers that you are HIPAA-trained and competent and ready to join the health care profession.

Please be aware that you will have this entire week, Phase 4, to complete the HIPAA training program at, which should take about 2 hours to complete. After you complete this training, you will be required to post in the Phase 5 Discussion Board about this training and discuss your experience and thoughts with your peers in the Phase 5 discussion.


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