Texas House Bill 300


This course presents the Texas Health and Safety Code and the Business and Commerce Code that have been amended by HB 300. The sections amended in these codes include medical records privacy, standards for electronic sharing of electronic health records, and personal identity theft. Differences between the Texas law and the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Privacy Standards also will be presented. This course corresponds to the Federal regulations F492, G121, & L797.


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-C2L-P1261
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2019
Learning Objectives:
Describe the differences in the definition of covered entity between HB 300 and HIPAA and the implications
Explain how HB 300 training requirements are more stringent than HIPAA
State the information to be included on the Consumer Information Website and the Complaints Report
Illustrate the constraints surrounding the sale and disclosure of protected health information (PHI)
List the penalties, disciplinary action, and audits that may be imposed for violation of PHI disclosure laws
State the requirements of the standards to be developed for electronic sharing of PHI
Describe the requirements and penalties for security breach disclosure and theft of PHI under the Business and Commerce Code
Instructor: Kimberly Mulquin, BSN, MBA, RN, CPHQ
Kimberly Mulquin is an experienced Nurse and skilled speaker, with decades of experience in healthcare education, accreditation and quality management. Kim obtained her BSN from Loyola University of Chicago and a MBA and Human Resources Certificate from Keller Graduate School of Management in Chicago, IL. She is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) by the National Association of Healthcare Quality. In her previous positions, Kim was in charge of compliance with The Joint Commission standards, CMS Quality Standards, and state DME licensure regulations, as well as ensuring survey readiness. Her duties included inspecting field locations to ensure compliance with all quality and accreditation standards, and training staff regarding state regulations. Kim has also worked for a nonprofit, geriatric corporation providing a continuum of senior care services, including skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, Alzheimer’s care, rehabilitation services, home healthcare, hospice, and private duty home services. Kim is currently Director of Education and Training for Care2Learn, a provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals. In this position, she is responsible for all clinical content to ensure accuracy and best practices. Kim is also a certified trainer of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, accredited by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, for Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Home Health, and Hospice. Disclosure: Kimberly Mulquin, BSN, MBA, RN, CPHQ has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Direct Care Workers; in the following settings: Long-term Care, Post-Acute Care, Residential Care.
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