It’s no secret the interpreting industry has experienced drastic changes in the last year. What is one way that you can stay relevant and grow during this time? Getting your HIPAA awareness training!
Being HIPAA certified is a requirement for any organization or person that works in any healthcare setting in any capacity, interpreters are definitely included! We are often are in contact with personal and private health information and we need to understand how to protect this as we also abide by our National Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice (link this).
What is HIPAA?
HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and is a U.S. federal law enacted in 1996. Today, HIPAA compliance mainly revolves around the last item: protecting the privacy and security of patients’ health information (PHI).
If you would like to add this to your credentials, reach out to us and we will guide you through the easy, cost effective and short process!