Risk Management In Group Practice

Course Materials

Unit 1: How Do You Comply with HIPAA Security?
Unit 2: What's Different About HIPAA Security for Groups?
Unit 3: Should I Go With Independent Contractors or Employees?
Module 1 Wrap Up
Module 2: Paperwork & Training
Unit 1: Identify Your Policies and Procedures
Unit 2: Make your Training Engaging, Realistic, and Relevant
Unit 3: Be Open to Feedback and Revise
Module 2 Wrap Up


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