April 14, 2003
HIPAA Privacy Rule was created by the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and became effective:
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic & Clinical Health) of the 2009 is part of what?
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:
Law based on statutes, which are created by the legislative branch of the government (the House of Representatives and the Senate):
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:
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:
Preventing Health Care Fraud & Abuse Medical Liability Reform Administrative Simplification: Privacy, Security, Transactions & Code Sets, Unique National Provider Identifiers, and Enforcement:
Term referring to HIPAA's attempt to streamline and standardize the healthcare industry's nonuniform and seemingly inefficient business practices:
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?