KC will host free HIPAA training May 9 for area providers

Kilgore College will host a free HIPAA training for area providers May 9 on the Kilgore campus.

The training, “Free HIPAA Training for Small Providers,” will be presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.

It is set for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, in the Devall Student Center Ballroom.

The introductory training will cover the privacy, security and breach notification rules including: rights of individuals; administrative requirements; safeguards; minimum necessary; business associate agreements; enforcement updates; risk analysis; and risk management.

There is no registration fee but seating is limited.

To RSVP, email Marcie Stanley by April 30 at Marcie.Stanley@hhs.gov.


About the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), enforces federal civil rights laws, conscience and religious freedom laws, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and the Patient Safety Act and Rule, which together protect your fundamental rights of nondiscrimination, conscience, religious freedom, and health information privacy at covered entities.