Training in Protecting  Patient Health Information MHA690: Healthcare Capstone   (MAX1145A)  Professor Glover November 07,...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Patient’s Medical Records are an essential tool to maintai...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Every healthcare services and deliver employee has the mor...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act ...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>The Privacy Rule is balanced so that it permits the disclo...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals, organizations, and agencies that meet the def...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>HIPAA sets severe penalties for non-compliance. The penalt...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Under the “General Penalty for Failure to Comply with Requ...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Under the “Wrongful Disclosure of Individually Identifiabl...
<ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Under the “Wrongful Disclosure of Individually Identifiabl...
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Confidentiality security week 1 assignment

  1. 1. Training in Protecting Patient Health Information MHA690: Healthcare Capstone (MAX1145A) Professor Glover November 07, 2011 Patient Confidentiality
  2. 2. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Patient’s Medical Records are an essential tool to maintain documentation of health services rendered to the patient. </li></ul><ul><li>In order for a healthcare provider to be able to deliver effective preventive and curative services, consistent record keeping has to occur and is a critical task. </li></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  3. 3. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Every healthcare services and deliver employee has the moral and legal imperative of privacy to protect an individual’s medical record. </li></ul><ul><li>Every person has the right to keep their medical records confidential even when faced with the conflict with the society’s need for epidemiological information. </li></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  4. 4. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information. </li></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  5. 5. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>The Privacy Rule is balanced so that it permits the disclosure of personal health information needed for patient care and other important purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Under the ethical rules of practice in any healthcare arena, there are obligations of the healthcare insurers, healthcare providers in meeting the right to know privacy requirements that protect the patients. </li></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  6. 6. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals, organizations, and agencies that meet the definition of a covered entity under HIPAA must comply with the Rules' requirements to protect the privacy and security of health information and must provide individuals with certain rights with respect to their health information. </li></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  7. 7. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>HIPAA sets severe penalties for non-compliance. The penalties may be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criminal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imprisonment </li></ul></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  8. 8. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Under the “General Penalty for Failure to Comply with Requirements and Standards”, under HIPAA violation rules, the Secretary can impose the following files: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$100 per offence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With a maximum of $25000 per year </li></ul></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  9. 9. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Under the “Wrongful Disclosure of Individually Identifiable Health Information”, A person who knowingly did the following acts is considered in violation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses or causes to be used a unique health identifier; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtains individually identifiable health information relating to an individual; or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discloses individually identifiable health information to another person, </li></ul></ul>Patient Confidentiality
  10. 10. <ul><li>Protecting Patient Health Information </li></ul><ul><li>Under the “Wrongful Disclosure of Individually Identifiable Health Information”, the following fines or penalties can be administered: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fine of not more than $50,000, imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If the offense is committed under false pretenses, be fined not more than $100,000, imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both </li></ul></ul>Patient Confidentiality

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