The Accredited Payables Solutions Consultant (APSC) is designed for providers in the AP marketplace. The APSC accreditation demonstrates the knowledge and skills required for providers who have an overall understanding of AP processes. APSC Certification is open to all persons and companies that supply a product or service to the accounts payable community. The certification is administered by The Accounts Payable Network, and its selected agents, to those who successfully complete the examination and maintain continuing professional education standards. Certification is granted for a two-year period, and renewable for those who continue to meet these standards.
The Office for Civil Rights enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule, which sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, which requires covered entities and business associates to provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information; and the confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Rule, which protect identifiable information being used to analyze patient safety events and improve patient safety.