HIPAA Training for Tribal and Governmental Employees


HIPAA Training for Tribal and Governmental Employees course was specifically designed to meet the unique needs of tribal and governmental organizations that provide services covered by HIPAA. This also applies to tribes and organizations that act as public health authorities and staff responsible for public health matters as part of an official mandate.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates that anyone with access to protected health information (PHI) receives initial training and periodic refresher training. This comprehensive course covers the three primary components of HIPAA compliance: The Privacy Rule, The Security Rule, and The Breach Notification Rule.

This training course was specifically designed to meet the unique needs of tribal health departments that provide services that are covered by HIPAA. This also applies to tribes that act as public health authorities and its staff who are responsible for public health matters as part of its official mandate.

Does every tribal employee require HIPAA training? Are there carve-outs for certain public health activities? Does the HIPAA privacy rule apply to electronic, written, or oral PHI? Find out in this online HIPAA Training for Tribal Employees course.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates that anyone who has access to protected health information (PHI) receives initial training and periodic refresher training. Easler Education’s HIPAA Training for Tribal Employees is thorough, accurate, and always up-to-date. In this course, we will cover the three primary components of HIPAA compliance:

  • The Privacy Rule: safeguards all individually identifiable health information and regulates who may have access to PHI, who that information may be disclosed, and under what circumstances it may be disclosed.
  • The Security Rule: addresses safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic PHI (e-PHI), to protect e-PHI from security threats and improper usage, etc.
  • The Breach Notification Rule: a HIPAA requirement that covered entities, like tribal employees, notify patients if the privacy or security of their PHI is compromised in any way.

To ensure that your team involved in employer group health plans receives the most comprehensive and easy to follow training available, trust Easler Education to deliver. Our online training courses are easily accessed from anywhere and can be conveniently taken at an individual’s own pace. A certificate of completion will be available for download immediately upon completion of the course.

The content of every Easler Education course we offer is created by experienced attorneys who specialize in risk, regulatory, and compliance training. You can rest assured that your team will be able to understand all of the applicable HIPAA rules and give them the confidence to carry out the guidelines that it sets forth.

HIPAA violations can be costly, with penalties of up to $1.5M and the possibilities of civil or criminal lawsuits, ethical violations, sanctions, and potential loss of medical licenses. That’s why proper training for your team is essential. Don’t take any chances: maintain a high level of compliance and mitigate risks by choosing the most trusted source of workplace training. Trust Easler, and get started on your HIPAA Training for Tribal Employees course today.

Upon successful completion of this HIPAA Awareness Training for Tribal and Governmental Employees, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the Importance of HIPAA: Understand the significance of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in protecting patient health information and the consequences of non-compliance for tribal and governmental organizations.

  • Master the Fundamentals: Identify and explain the core components of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules and the corresponding responsibilities for protecting health information.

  • Apply HIPAA in a Tribal and Governmental Context: Demonstrate the capacity to apply the principles of HIPAA in the specific contexts of tribal and governmental organizations, understanding how these rules apply to their unique organizational structures, health services, and patient relationships.

  • Identify Potential Breaches: Apply knowledge of HIPAA regulations to recognize potential violations and risks to Protected Health Information (PHI) in daily operations and understand the steps required for reporting and mitigating breaches.

  • Maintain Compliance: Develop strategies for maintaining ongoing HIPAA compliance within tribal and governmental workplaces, such as conducting regular reviews, risk assessments, and implementing safeguards for PHI.

  • Stay Updated: Understand the need for continuous learning and stay updated on any HIPAA regulation changes or additional guidelines applicable to tribal and governmental employees.

  • Demonstrate Proficiency: Successfully complete a final assessment with a score of 70% or greater, showcasing a solid understanding of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules and the capacity to apply these rules effectively in a tribal and governmental context.

Through this training, participants will gain a theoretical understanding and develop the practical skills necessary for maintaining HIPAA compliance in their respective organizations. This will help to ensure that all interactions with PHI uphold the rights of individuals, meet legal requirements, and maintain the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.

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HIPAA Compliant

This course is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of those who deal with HIPAA information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates that anyone who has access to protected health information (PHI) receives initial training and periodic refresher training

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Content Made and Reviewed by Attorneys

Taking a course developed and reviewed by attorneys with expertise in their subjects ensures learners receive accurate and relevant content. Their specialized knowledge translates into practical insights, preparing learners for real-world applications.

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Learners, managers, and supervisors have direct access to our team of trainers for inquiries, assistance, or questions. Reach out to a US-based trainer by calling or sending an email. We are committed to responding quickly during regular business hours, ensuring you receive timely support to enhance your learning experience.

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Estimated 1 Hour of Learning

This course provides an estimated 1 hour of content and training and was made to meet or exceed all relevant federal or state training hour mandates, as well as any other certification or qualification requirements. While the duration is for planning and compliance purposes, the completion time may vary according to each learner’s pace, reading speed, and comprehension ability.

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Our eLearning platform, with its intuitive design, is accessible across all modern desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, ensuring a seamless learning experience. Our courses remain active until completion, eliminating the need to rush and promoting better retention, performance in practice, and reduced errors compared to conventional training methods.

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Credits Expire Only After Acceptance

Content credits provide a flexible approach to training, only expiring when the user accepts the course invitation. This means training managers can purchase credits ahead of time, enjoy cost savings, and be free to allocate training as it suits training schedules or organizational needs.

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Download Certificates Upon Completion

After course completion, learners can immediately download their training certificates. Managers and trainers will also have the ability to view and download certificates for their employees, streamlining the documentation of completed training.

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Instant Manager Account with 2+ Content Credits

With the purchase of two or more credits, a manager account is automatically created. This account streamlines the process of inviting employees, consolidates training certificates, and assists with general compliance and certification training audits.

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Volume Discounts

Did you know that our course credits never expire? This provides the flexibility to stock up and learn from anywhere in the world and at any time. Plus, purchasing in bulk is cost-effective, as volume discounts are automatically applied during checkout, providing more value for your investment.

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