HIPAA Chapter 9
April 14, 2003
HIPAA Privacy Rule was created by the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and became effective:
the privacy of an individual's health information
What is the purpose of HIPAA?
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic & Clinical Health) of the 2009 is part of what?
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
provide an individual with greater rights with respect to his or her health information and to provide greater privacy protections for one's health information, which serves to limit access by others
What are the 2 goals of HIPAA?
HIPAA Privacy Rule
Key federal law governing the privacy and confidentiality of patient information:
provide privacy protections to one's health information
Effects of the HIPAA Privacy Rule:
Federal statutory law was enacted by Congress on August 21, 1996?
Law based on statutes, which are created by the legislative branch of the government (the House of Representatives and the Senate):
Senate and House of Representatives
US Congress is bicameral and is made of up:
What does bicameral mean?
two representatives for each state
The Senate has how many senators?
House of Representatives
Each state is entitled to at least one representative and the total number based on the population of each state for this:
Rules and regulations created by administrative agencies:
Internal Revenue Code of 1986, Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1986 (ERISA), and the Public Health Service Act
HIPAA amends these 3 pieces of legislation already in existance:
HIPAA consists of how many broad sections (titles)?
Health Care Access, Portability, and Renewability:
Preventing Health Care Fraud & Abuse Medical Liability Reform Administrative Simplification: Privacy, Security, Transactions & Code Sets, Unique National Provider Identifiers, and Enforcement:
Tax-Related Health Provisions:
Group Health Plan Requirements:
Term referring to HIPAA's attempt to streamline and standardize the healthcare industry's nonuniform and seemingly inefficient business practices:
creation of standards for the electronic transmission of data
Original intent of HIPAA?
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
February 17, 2009, Obama signed this into law:
funding for health information technology and provided significant changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) included:
Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
Changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule are located here:
statute within ARRA
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act is a?
What codified the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)?
recognized per statute
What does codified mean?