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Protecting patients privacy
Ashford University Class Assignment
Ruthie Prunty - Fall 2011

Published in: Health & Medicine

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  • 1. Protecting Patients Privacy
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
  • 2. What is HIPAA?
    A government mandated rule to protect access to and use of patient personal health information
    Gives patient certain individual rights
  • 3. What Type of Information Do HIPAA Cover?
    Identifiable Protected Health Information (PHI)
    Information that identifies a patient or individual
  • 4. Privacy Information
    What are Identifiable Information
  • 5. Answer
    Pictures
    Names
    Birthdates
    Phone Numbers
    SSN (social security number)
    Medical Record Information
  • 6. Patient’s Rights
    May review medical record
    Request correction to any noticeable errors
    File grievance with provider
  • 7. Responsibility to Patient
    Protect and secure PHI (personal health information)
    Institute policies and procedures for managing PHI
  • 8. Principles of the Privacy Rule
    Customer Control
    Set Boundaries
    Answerability
    Civic Accountability
    Safety
  • 9. Protected Health Information Policies
    Guide access to and use of personal health information
  • 10. Assess to Personal Health Information
    Is based on who needs to know and minimum necessary information
    Health care providers
    Payment activity
  • 11. Use of Protected Health Information
    When providing patient health care treatment or services such as
    Verification of insurance
    Medical treatments
  • 12. How to Protect Privacy
    Do not share PHI with non clinical staff
    Utilize the minimum necessary standard with protected health information
    Avoid public discussion of patient information
    Avoid public viewing and access of patient information