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HIPAA Training and Certifications FAQ

QUESTION: Which are different HIPAA certifications available?

Certified HIPAA Privacy Associate (CHPA)
Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert (CHPE)
Certified HIPAA Security Expert (CHSE)
Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE)

QUESTION: What are the main differences between them?

Certified HIPAA Privacy Associate (CHPA) Certification is an entry level certification for those who are seeking HIPAA basic overview training. This is an ideal course for new hires, students and the common workforce who need a general awareness of HIPAA.

Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert (CHPE) is an essential certification will help you to understand the HIPAA law requirement for Privacy rule & basic overview on HIPAA security rule and guide you on how to make your organization HIPAA compliant for privacy rule.

Certified HIPAA Security Expert (CHSE) course will help you to understand the HIPAA law requirement for Security rule & basic overview on HIPAA privacy rule and guide you on how to make your organization HIPAA compliant for Security rule.

Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE) will help you to understand the HIPAA law requirement for HIPAA Privacy & HIPAA security rule and guide you on how to make your organization HIPAA compliant.

QUESTION: How can I compare the course outlines for all 4 certifications?

To compare the course outline, please visit http://www.onlinehipaatraining.net/

QUESTION: How can I view the demo of the course?

To view the demo of the course, please visit http://www.onlinehipaatraining.net/hipaa-online-course-anytime/free-online-hipaa-training-demo.htm

QUESTION: Once you sign up for the online course, how much time does a student have to complete the online course and test for the certification?

For CHPA you have 2 months to finish the course & exam. For CHPE, CHSE and CHPSE you have 6 months to finish the course & exam. Your access to online course will end after you start the certification test. You will not have access to online content after you pass the test or complete the allotted time for course (CHPA – 2 months & CHPE, CHSE and CHPSE – 6 months from placing the order), whichever is earlier. It is recommended to buy the printed manual for the CHPE, CHSE and CHPSE students.

QUESTION: Is there a certificate that is electronic rather than hardcopy?

After you pass the test, you can download the PDF file for your certification which you can save it for your use OR print it for hardcopy of your certificate.

QUESTION: Does your program allow for international students to take the online HIPAA course and HIPAA test?

Many business associates like medical transcription, medical billing, IT servicing companies, Consulting companies, data hosting companies, Insurance broker etc who are servicing healthcare & insurance industry are based out of USA have to be HIPAA compliant. These companies can go through our online anytime training. You can also take the exam online from any part of the world at any time.

QUESTION: Once the person is certified, how is that certification maintained? How often does the certificate require re-credentialing?

With lot of changes happening to health care industry and HIPAA rules, currently the certificate is valid for 1 year. You will NOT be required to take any new test after year only a paid update course (if rule changes) will be needed. If there are no updates to regulation then you will get the new certificate.

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