Guide to Medical Privacy & HIPAA
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Changes to HIPAA increased penalties for HIPAA violations, allowed employees to be prosecuted for privacy breaches, gave states the right to sue for damages, and in some cases, required changes to business associate contracts. Are you confident that your facility is compliant? The Guide to Medical Privacy & HIPAA helps medical providers comply with the complex privacy, security, identifier and transactions requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
With the Guide to Medical Privacy & HIPAA, you can:
• Safeguard patients’ protected health information and comply with all HIPAA requirements
• Properly assess the security risks to your electronic records, and reassess them when necessary
• Prevent privacy and security breaches in your facility
• Avoid civil and criminal enforcement actions
• Stay up to date with timely newsletters and regular updates so you always have the most current information
• Call the editor with unanswered questions — a special resource for subscribers
Guide to Medical Privacy & HIPAA Puts All the Latest Changes at Your Fingertips!
INSTANT, EXPERT ANSWERS to Your Trickiest HIPAA Questions — Now AND in the Challenging Months Ahead.
Here are all the tools you need to quickly and accurately comply with all the recent changes in the HIPAA law … and in the changes that will be coming in the months ahead.
The Guide to Medical Privacy & HIPAA brings you practical advice, helpful clarifications, easy examples and more to help you avoid costly errors or oversights.
Act now to gain the insight and how-to help you need to be 100% HIPAA compliant.
• Understanding Medical Records Privacy Requirements
• Developing Security Safeguards
• Complying with Transactions and Code Sets Standards
• Establishing an Internal Complaint Process
• Implementing Privacy Training Programs
• Creating Strategies for Achieving Compliance with HIPAA Requirements
• Writing Business Associate Contracts
• Defining Authorization
Summary of Contents
100 - HIPAA Overview
200 - HIPAA Basics
300 - Electronic Transactions and Code Sets
400 - Medical Records Privacy Requirements
500 - Security and Electronic Signature Standard
600 - National Identifiers
700 - Strategies for HIPAA Implementation
800 - Enforcement and Breach Notification
Appendix I Federal Laws
Appendix II Administrative Notices and Guidance
Appendix III Glossary
Appendix IV Forms
Appendix V Regulations
- One-volume manual
- Updates (6 Updates)
- Newsletters (12)
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D’Arcy Guerin Gue is senior vice president, corporate services and co-owner of Phoenix Health Systems, a leading firm in health care IT outsourcing, consulting and project management of state-of-the-art health care information technology. She has led strategic development efforts and industry relations at Phoenix, with an emphasis on HIPAA, health care information privacy and security, and other compliance issues. She also directs the firm's Web resources, including online education.
Steven J. Fox, Esq., is a principal with Post & Schell, PC, a national law firm serving clients throughout the United States, where he is chair of the Information Technology Group and co-chair of the Data Protection Group. An acknowledged authority on health IT, Mr. Fox assists clients with legal issues and strategic counseling involving technology, licensing of health care information systems, data privacy matters and health care regulatory compliance. In particular, he has significant experience in the development, acquisition, negotiation and licensing of complex information systems; HIEs; networks and software; outsourcing transactions; EHRs; Internet and technology-use policies; consulting/services agreements; and corporate, contractual and intellectual property matters. Before joining Post & Schell, he was a partner with Pepper Hamilton, LLP, where he led the health care informatics initiative.
Editorial Advisory Board for the Guide to Medical Privacy & HIPAA
D’Arcy Guerin Gue
Phoenix Health Systems
Steven J. Fox, Esq.
Post & Schell, PC
John C. Parmigiani and Associates, LLC
Ellicott City, Md.
Gerald "Jud" DeLoss, Esq.
Popovits & Robinson
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