COVID-19 And Employee Health Information: ADA And HIPAA Requirements

with
Melissa Fleischer
On-Demand
$129.00
Training Includes:
  • 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Melissa Fleischer, an expert employment attorney, will explain the differences between the confidentiality requirements of the ADA and HIPAA. You will learn how to protect employee health information while keeping your team safe.

What You'll Learn

  • What are your confidentiality obligations under HIPPA related to COVID-19?
  • Must you maintain medical confidentiality under the ADA or HIPPA?
  • Which law covers employers?
  • May you reveal information regarding an employee’s battle with COVID-19?
  • How should you train managers to adhere to confidentiality requirements?

Training Overview

ADA or HIPAA? Which applies to your business? Reconcile ADA and HIPAA confidentiality requirements.

Most employee health maladies are easy to keep confidential, but the infectious nature of COVID-19 creates uncertainty for employers. They feel a need to protect colleagues by revealing suspected and confirmed cases in the workplace.

You need to understand your rights and obligations related to sensitive employee health information under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA).

  • What are your confidentiality obligations under HIPPA related to COVID-19?
  • Must you maintain medical confidentiality under the ADA or HIPPA?
  • Which law covers employers?
  • May you reveal information regarding an employee’s battle with COVID-19?
  • How should you train managers to adhere to confidentiality requirements?

Who Should Attend?

  • Human resources professionals
  • Business owners
  • Plant managers
  • Leaves of absence managers
  • Contract managers
  • Contract administrators
  • Commercial managers
  • Safety managers
  • Employee relations staff
  • Location managers
  • Supervisors
  • Chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Board members
  • Senior management
  • Managers
  • Development staff
  • Program directors

Expert Presenter

Melissa Fleischer

  • Management-side employment attorney
  • Over twenty years of experience representing clients in employment law discrimination litigation
  • President and Founder, HR Learning Center LLC, an organization that offers training seminars, webinars, and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resources issues
  • JD Degree from the George Washington University School of Law

Credits

  • This program has been approved for 1.0 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

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