The purpose of this program is to provide massage therapists with information about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), especially as it relates to providing massage treatment in a medical office, such as with a Chiropractor or Physical Therapist. It also provides a refresher of basic confidentiality ethics.
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:
- Describe the intent of HIPAA.
- Identify potential breaches of confidentiality in a massage practice.
- Implement professional practices that protect client privacy.
This course is presented for educational purposes only. It was developed and marketed specifically for massage therapists that are required to obtain continuing education hours for licensing purposes. The author is not giving medical, legal or other professional advice.
This course is classified as “Cognitive” learning, meaning that there is no hands-on portion.