2023-2025 Catalog

BEHA 102 Health and Privacy Documentation

Covers federal privacy and security laws within the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The course is designed to address HIPAA Compliance, Health Information Technology of 2009 (HITECH), and address breach notification. This course will also inform students of interplay between federal and state health privacy, state laws, and tribal systems. (NE)




  1. Describe the evolution of privacy and security laws and regulations.
  2. Apply HIPAA in Behavioral Health clinical settings.
  3. Explain HIPAA Compliance and the policies regarding privacy and security of health information.
  4. Explain the increase of electronic crimes, key basic concepts of HIPAA to ensure privacy and security of health information is not breached.