HIPAA and Privacy Act Training Required

HIPAA Training Courses

This is an important requirement for covered entities and business associates who must be compliant.

HIPAA Associates training covers key aspects of the HIPAA Privacy Rule. Our online HIPAA training program meets these requirements and will provide you with HIPAA Certification of Training.

We cover all important aspects of the HIPAA and Privacy Act.

Our online HIPAA training programs are affordable and effective. They provide thorough HIPAA Privacy and Security training for all professionals. It is ideal for anyone who accesses protected health information (PHI) such as Covered Entities and Business Associates.

Our HIPAA Training will help you and your organization understand the HIPAA Rules. You will meet the HIPAA training requirements.

Contact us for all your HIPAA compliance training questions.

HIPAA Trained

Online HIPAA Training

Compliance Training

HIPAA Compliance Training – perfect for healthcare professionals who must understand HIPAA. It describes the HIPAA Regulations and their importance.

Doctors, nurses, clinics, hospital personnel, nursing homes, mental health professionals, pharmacies, hospice, durable medical equipment, volunteers, medical students.

Business Associates

HIPAA Business Associates Training is for providers who work with PHI on behalf of a covered entity . This leads to compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

Medical billing, collection agencies, attorneys, consultants, medical couriers, software companies, answering services

Health Information Management

HIPAA for Health Information Management Training is ideal for personnel involved in the management of PHI. The course provides a solid background of HIPAA as it affects HIM.

Medical record personnel, EMR personnel, medical record storage

Security Training

HIPAA Security – IT Professionals & Officers Training  helps prepare professionals for the HIPAA Security Rules, to protect electronic protected health information.

EMR personnel, IT professionals, Officers

HIPAA IT - Business Associates

The HIPAA for IT-Business Associates Training is for IT professionals who work as business associates.

EMR personnel and IT professionals who work as business associates

HIPAA Clinical Trial Professionals

HIPAA for Clinical Trial Professionals Training is meant for researchers who must use protected health infomation.

Research professionals who use protected health information in the course of their research.

Courses in Spanish


La Capacitación de Cumplimiento es perfecta para todos los profesionales de la salud que deben tener un conocimiento de la regla de HIPAA. Aprenderá las Regulaciones de HIPAA.

Médicos, enfermeras, clínicas, personal hospitalario, hogares de ancianos, profesionales de la salud mental, farmacias, hospicios, equipo médico duradero, voluntarios, estudiantes de medicina

Socio de Negocios

La Capacitación de Cumplimiento para Socios de Negocio es perfecta para todos los profesionales que participan con entidades cubiertas. 

Facturación médica, agencias de cobro, abogados, consultores, mensajeros médicos, empresas de software, servicios de contestador

HIPAA Updates

HIPAA Updates

HIPAA Updates are required for all healthcare professionals who handle PHI. They review the HIPAA Regulations and discuss recent changes in HIPAA.

Doctors, nurses, business associates, clinics, hospital personnel, nursing homes, mental health professionals, pharmacies, hospice, durable medical equipment, volunteers, medical students.

Cost $21.95

A covered entity must provide HIPAA update training that meets the following requirements from the OCR:

For each member of the covered entity’s workforce whose functions are affected by a material change in the policies or procedures required by the HIPAA plan, training must be provided within a reasonable period after the material change becomes effective.

This can be provided by means of HIPAA updates. A covered entity must document that the training has been provided.

HIPAA Training Courses

  • Created by a nationally recognized expert
  • Our staff is Certified in Privacy and Compliance
  • HIPAA certificate on completing course
  • Clinical scenarios
  • Available to finish for 100 days
  • Guaranteed certificate (unlimited retakes)
  • Spanish version available
  • Certificate available in 1.5 hrs.
  • Take from your home – at your pace
  • Courses begin at $29.50
  • Certificate valid two years
  • HIPAA Updates available yearly
  • Courses meet OCR requirements
HIPAA Training Programs

Our HIPAA Training Programs

Take your first step by following the links below.

We offer HIPAA Online Training which is convenient to take. You can take our online training courses from the privacy of your home at your convenience. The HIPAA training videos we offer are easy to understand. This is the best way to offer HIPAA employee training.

Online HIPAA Training Videos

HIPAA Associates trains healthcare providers and organizations in the HIPAA Privacy Rule. We provide a variety of HIPAA training videos to fill the needs of your organization. We have trained healthcare organizations and professionals since 2002. Learn more about our available training courses.

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Training Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion
HIPAA Trained
  • The course is online and followed by a quiz.
  • All participants receive a Certificate of Completion.
  • A Certificate of Completion is good for two years.

HIPAA Associates is prepared to train your team using our HIPAA online training program or by a virtual meeting.

Feel free to contact us for more details or follow the links below.

Customized Training Programs

Customized Training Programs

If your company wants to create a customized HIPAA Group Training program geared for your needs, HIPAA Associates is here to help. HIPAA Associates can help you by producing a training program that meets your specific requirements with your branding. As we create the program, we will work with your administration to make a program that addresses the specific requirements of your HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy Rule.

Learn About Group Training

We are prepared to train your entire team using our online platform.  Let us do all the work of registration and notification of your staff.

What is HIPAA Certification?

HIPAA Certified
After the completion of training, HIPAA Associates will provide certification to all students. This will certify they have completed a review of the key features of the HIPAA Privacy Rule. This is consistent with the guidelines of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). This is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
We observe the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) guidance as it pertains to HIPAA Certification. We will provide certification of training for those that finish our course. You will be HIPAA certified according to the OCR’s requirements.
Let our training and certification prepare you for HIPAA.

HIPAA Training

HIPAA Trained

The Office for Civil Rights expects the following of regulated entities:

  • Covered Entities are required to comply with the Privacy Rule training requirement.
  • Covered Entities and Business Associates are required to comply with the Security Rule training requirement.

This applies to all members of the workforce (as defined by HIPAA) that access, use or disclose PHI in the course of their job duties.

Privacy Rule Training Requirement

The following is a statement addressing the Privacy Rule requirement:

“A covered entity must train all members of its workforce on the policies and procedures with respect to protected health information required by this subpart and subpart D of this part, as necessary and appropriate for the members of the workforce to carry out their functions within the covered entity.”

“Workforce means employees, volunteers, trainees, and other persons whose conduct, in the performance of work for a covered entity or business associate, is under the direct control of such covered entity or business associate, whether or not they are paid by the covered entity or business associate.” (45 CFR § 160.103)

Based on this information it is important that all members who are accessing protected health information would require HIPAA training to carry out their functions

Security Rule Training Requirement

The following is a statement addressing the Security Rule requirement.

“Implement a security awareness and training program for all members of its workforce (including management).”

This would require an ongoing training program addressing the Security Rule for all workforce members.

How Often Should You Train?

HIPAA training is required by the Privacy Rule for “each new member of the workforce within a reasonable period of time after the person joins the Covered Entity’s workforce” and when “functions are affected by a material change in policies or procedures” – again within a reasonable period of time.

The Security Rule training standard implies that security and awareness training programs should be ongoing.

HIPAA training should also be provided whenever there is a change in working practices or technology, whenever a risk assessment identifies a need for further training, or whenever new rules or guidelines are issued by the Department for Health and Human Services (HHS).

Based on these conditions and best practices, an organization should offer training at least every other year if not more often.

Why HIPAA Training is Important

The Office for Civil Rights has guidelines for HIPAA training.

Learn more about the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule by following our link on HIPAA Training.

State Laws

Covered entities and business associates must follow the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA Associates has created courses to address the HIPAA Rules. The function of healthcare providers determines the type of course.

Many states have privacy laws that affect patient privacy. Our courses do not cover each individual state. You may consult with our professionals to review applicable laws from your state.


We also provide HIPAA training free, through our HIPAA Resources Section.

Get HIPAA compliance training free at our HIPAA ABCs.

HIPAA ABCs training

HIPAA Associates provides regular updates at no charge through our popular HIPAA ABCs.