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Overview:The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 began a series of complex and wide-ranging changes to the practice of health care in America. Significant revisions have been made over the years, particularly in 2009 with the addition of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) that went into full effect in 2013 with the issuance of its Final Rule.
The goal of this program is to define HIPAA and provide an overview of its guidelines and requirements. The program provides information to help healthcare workers comply with HIPAA reforms and requirements.
Objectives:After watching this program viewers should be able to:
- Describe the overall purpose and goals of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
- Explain the role of the HIPAA Advisory Team, as well as the role of the individual healthcare worker in ensuring compliance with HIPAA reforms
- Describe healthcare access, portability and reliability
- Describe the five rules of administrative simplification
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