Protecting Client Information
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that establishes standards for protecting the privacy and security of personal health information. It applies to all healthcare providers, including doulas, who handle personal health information, including patient records and other sensitive medical information. The importance of HIPAA in the context of doula work lies in its role in protecting the privacy and security of personal health information. It is essential that doulas respect their clients’ privacy and take steps to ensure that their personal health information is protected, in order to build trust and maintain the integrity of their relationship with their clients. Watch this informative webinar with Shafia Monroe and Christina Glabas on Doulas and HIPAA Compliance. This is not a certificate course.