Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Evaluate HIPAA requirements and identify what ePHI data consists of and
apply HIPAA Privacy and Security rules to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and
availability.
It’s important for health care companies to understand the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
of 1996 (HIPAA) and its Privacy and Security rules. The act applies not only to doctors and hospitals but to all
health care providers and researchers who are able to share patient information that’s classified as private.
HIPAA was designed to protect the consumer, not the health care providers. It’s important to understand
HIPAA’s primary aspects and how it impacts and defines and audit scope.
The purpose of this Discussion Board is to allow you to research information about the health care industry that
addresses the requirements a health care organization must comply with. By doing this discussion board you
will:
Evaluate HIPAA requirements and identify what ePHI data consists of and apply HIPAA Privacy and Security
rules to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
Relate the security requirements for protected heath information (PHI) to an overall privacy and security
strategy for a health care organization.
So please follow below steps and write your discussion board based on the below topics.
Launch your Web browser. In your Web browser, type the Web address:
http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/security/laws-regulations/
Review the HIPAA Privacy Rule and address the following topics:
General principle for uses and disclosures
Permitted vs. authorized uses and disclosures to the individual
Treatment, payment, health care operations
Opportunity to agree or object
Incidental use and disclosure
Public interest
Limiting disclosure and notifications
Learning Objectives
You will be able to:
Understand and research about the rules and requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy
Identify what ePHI data consists of and apply HIPAA Privacy and Security rules to ensure its confidentiality,
integrity, and availability.
Relate the security requirements for protected health information (PHI) to an overall privacy and security
strategy for a health care.
NOTE:
You may use books and Web sites to help you get information for your paragraph, but don’t copy words from
your sources into your discussion board paragraph unless you are clearly marking them as quotations and
mentioning the source (s). Even if you copy and paste and then change some of the words so that they don’t
look exactly like the original source.

Sample Solution

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