PRESS RELEASE: Announcing the Launch of HIPAA Certification Online
  • The Home of Online Training and Certification Exams for Certified HIPAA Professionals (CHP), Certified HIPAA Security Specialists (CHSS) and Certified HIPAA Administrators (CHA)
  • Full HIPAA Academy CHA, CHSS and CHP Certification Curriculum and Examinations Available Online
  • Exclusively Endorsed by the American Hospital Association (AHA)
Contact: Jeff Dennis
Phone: 888-228-5021

WASHINGTON DC USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- NOVEMBER 1, 2006: HIPAA Academy,, and Train for Compliance,, announced today the launch of HIPAA Certification Online,, a new web resource which offers the online training curriculum and certification examinations for three categories of professional certification: Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified HIPAA Security Specialist™ (CHSS) and Certified HIPAA Administrator™ (CHA) offered by HIPAA Academy.


HIPAA Certification Online offers online training and exams for the following categories of HIPAA professional certification:

  • The Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP) exam validates knowledge and skills in the core areas of HIPAA Administrative Simplification legislation, Transactions and Code Sets Requirements, Privacy Requirements and Security Requirements.
  • The Certified HIPAA Security Specialist™ (CHSS) exam validates knowledge and skills in the core areas of HIPAA Administrative Safeguards, Physical Safeguards, Technical Safeguards and Security Technology Fundamentals.
  • The Certified HIPAA Administrator™ (CHA) exam validates knowledge and skills in the core area of HIPAA Administrative Simplification with emphasis in the Privacy Rule requirements.

AHA Solutions, Inc., the endorsement facility of The American Hospital Association (AHA) has awarded the AHA endorsement to, Inc.'s HIPAA Academy as a resource for training to help hospitals comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security regulations.


HIPAA Certification Online offers the following online curriculum:

  • 101. HIPAA Introduction
  • 102. Introduction to HIPAA Privacy
  • 103. Advanced HIPAA Privacy Topics
  • 104. HIPAA Standards for Electronic Transactions
  • 105. Introduction to HIPAA Security
  • 106. Advanced HIPAA Security
  • 107. Administrative Safeguards
  • 108. Physical and Technical Safeguards
Click here for a HIPAA Academy Online course sample.

This curriculum relates to the certification examinations as follows:
  • Certified HIPAA Administrator™ (CHA): Courses 101, 102 and 103
  • Certified HIPAA Security Specialist™ (CHSS): Courses 105, 106, 107, and 108
  • Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP): Courses 101, 102, 103, 104, and 105

The HIPAA Certification Online's courses are created by national experts and special legal counsel and are designed by experienced e-learning graphic engineers. HIPAA Certification Online course curriculum emphasizes accessible graphics and succinct text. HIPAA Certification Online's courses are delivered on an advanced and flexible learning management system (LMS).

Students will be given their own home page which will set forth course assignments, report on work completed thus far and provide periodic updates on regulatory developments and other matters of interest. HIPAA Certification Online courses are designed to interest as well as inform the student and are available 24/7. Each course presents a specific body of content expressed through text and graphics. Upon the completion of the course, the student takes a brief examination to assess comprehension of the course content. Upon successful completion of the examination the student will receive a certificate of course completion.

Click here for a HIPAA Academy Online course sample.


To register for HIPAA Certification Online courses or examinations go to, call 888-228-5021 or email


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