MINIMUM NECESSARY RULE
This short HIPAA training course (~5 mins) explains the minimum necessary rule, which requires the use or disclosure of the minimum necessary protected health information (PHI) to accomplish one’s purpose. The course discusses the fact that the minimum necessary rule applies not just to disclosing PHI but also to accessing and using PHI. Additionally, the course covers the key exceptions to the minimum necessary rule. The course contains a video and 4 quiz questions.
- Learn the justification and importance of the minimum necessary rule
- Be more thoughtful about disclosure, use, and access to protected health information (PHI)
- Understand the exceptions to the minimum necessary rule
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About TeachPrivacy and Our Training Philosophy
TeachPrivacy was founded by Professor Daniel J. Solove, the leading expert on privacy and data security law. He is deeply involved in the creation of all training programs because he believes that training works best when made by subject-matter experts and by people with extensive teaching experience.
According to Professor Solove: “Great training isn’t about slickness or tricks. It is about teaching. The goal is to make people understand, care, and remember. Great training is made with genuine passion – to make people love training, it must be made with love. Excellent substance is essential. The material must be explained clearly, understandably, and concretely. The content must be short and to the point – and it must be engaging. Slickness and gimmicks can’t compensate for lackluster substance.”
TeachPrivacy provides privacy awareness training, information security awareness training, phishing training, HIPAA training, FERPA training, PCI training, as well as training on many other privacy and security topics.
Professor Solove is a law professor at George Washington University Law School. He has taught privacy law every year since 2000, has published 10 books and more than 50 articles, including the leading textbook on information privacy law and a short guidebook on the subject. His LinkedIn blog has more than 1 million followers. Click here for more information about Professor Solove.