Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
•Demonstrate knowledge of federal and state health care legislation and regulations. •Determine needs for documentation and reporting. •Identify and respond to issues of confidentiality. •Document accurately and appropriately. •Perform risk management procedures. •Perform within legal and ethical boundaries. Course outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
•HS210-4: Explain HIPAA guidelines as it relates to patient privacy and confidentiality. Instructions
For this Project, you will write an essay about HIPAA. This essay must be a minimum of 300 words. Please include a title page and reference page.
•The creation of privacy and security laws has been a huge step toward more efficient healthcare and faster reimbursements. Visit the United States of Health and Human Services website and research HIPAA Regulations & Standards as they apply to the medical records. Also, please see the information in your text.
•Question: Explain how HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules benefit the healthcare industry, patient, and physician.
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