DQS Certified HIPAA Experts for Privacy (DCHEP)

After the completion of the course candidate can take the Exam. Minimum passing percentage is 70%. There will be 100 questions, comprising of subjective, objective, true/false, fill in the blanks and multiple choice questions. Only successful candidate will be eligible to receive HIPAA Certification for DQS Certified HIPAA Experts for Privacy (DCHEP).

Duration for the Exam will of ONE Hour. After successful completion of the Exam, you will receive the Certificate in Soft Copy and you can print that certificate.

In case you did not complete the Exam successfully, you can take a retake for the Exam for a fee.


Total Course Duration: 15 hours Number of Total Slides: 500 slides

Total Chapters: 12

Cost of online training and certification test: $399 ($499 with the manual)

Certification Test Only: $100 per attempt


Course has been divided into following chapters:

Chapter 1 – HIPAA Fundamentals

  • Know about HIPAA legislation and its objective
  • Know about HIPAA Administrative Simplification title
  • Know about Non-Compliance and associated penalties including civil and criminal penalties
  • Know who are associated HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions administration
  • Definitions and terminology associated with HIPAA

Chapter 2 – Overview of different types of Transactions & Code Sets

  • Know about different types of Transactions
  • Know about need of different HIPAA standard transactions and code sets

Chapter 3 – Overview of ANSI X12 and NCPDP transactions

  • Learn about ANSI ASC X12 & NCPDP transactions

Chapter 4 – Overview of Code Sets & National Identifiers

  • Know about different code sets and their usage with HIPAA-covered transactions
  • Learn about National Identifiers
  • Learn about National Identifies and their adoption to identify Entities or Individuals in HIPAA-covered transactions

Chapter 5 – HIPAA –  Health Data security and privacy requirements

  • Learn how exchange of health information is related to HIPAA
  • HIPAA Privacy Rule – Steps for compliance
  • HIPAA Security Rule – Know about steps to comply with HIPAA Security Rule
  • Know about compliance framework

Chapter 6 – HIPAA Privacy Rule

  • Know about basic needs, key words
  • Understand the concepts of privacy

Chapter 7 – HIPAA Privacy Policy – organizational and personal relationships, rights and obligations

  • Know Organizational HIPAA Responsibilities
  • Interpretation of individual privacy rights

Chapter 8 – Privacy Rule – Notice of Privacy Practices

  • Know about HIPAA Privacy notices and authorization
  • Know about drafting documented and electronic notices of Privacy Practices
  • Understand how to properly use of the authorization

Chapter 9 – HIPAA Privacy Policy – How to use and disclosures Protected Health Information (PHI)

  • Overview of the laws about the usage and disclosure of PHI
  • Understand the disclosure rules about treatment, payment and health care activities
  • Understand the rules of disclosure of information for public purposes

Chapter 10 – Privacy Policy – Safeguards

  • Know about necessary requirements for compliance with HIPAA Privacy Rules
  • Know about requirements for safety and practices to comply with appropriate privacy safeguards

Chapter 11 – HIPAA Security Rule

  • Overview of Scope of HIPAA Security Rule
  • Know about threats and attacks that can make a Health Care Enterprises vulnerable
  • Know about key security terms, concepts and categories
  • Know about administrative safety implementation
  • Know about physical safety implementation
  • Know about technical safety implementation
  • Learn about organizational requirements for HIPAA Security
  • Learn about Policies, procedures, standards and documentation standards

Chapter 12 – Overview of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

  • Overview of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Title XIII, Subpart D (HITECH)
  • Know about new requirements for Business Associates
  • Know about breach notification requirements
  • Know about new Privacy and Security Requirements
  • Know about Increased Enforcement and Penalties
  • Know about Federal Reporting Requirements
  • Know about Resource Requirements for Federal Reporting
  • Best Practices for Compliance