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Employee Medical Privacy

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At a glance

Course Length
25 minutes* *Actual time to complete the course will vary on learning path and user results
Course Types
Full Length
Adaptive Learning
Category
Information Security Training
Regulation
HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
FMLA - Family and Medical Leave Act
ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA)
Audience
Managers
Topics
Data Privacy
Format
Adaptive Learning

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While managers may not typically have access to specific employee medical information, situations can arise where an employee shares this information, like when requesting leave or an accommodation. This information must be protected, both to comply with laws and to maintain employee trust.

Employee Medical Privacy is designed for organizations not covered under HIPAA. It gives managers the tools to handle employee medical information safely and effectively in accordance with their organization’s policies and the law.

Course Details

Managers

Key Concepts Covered In This Course:

  • Types of employee medical information
  • Confidentiality responsibilities
  • An overview of key U.S. laws
  • The situations when limited health information may be accessed by the organization
  • Best practices for securing medical information from disclosure
  • How to respond to inquiries about an employee’s medical condition
  • Reporting improper disclosures
  • A reminder of managers’ responsibility for protecting employee medical privacy
  • An opportunity to review key policies and certify