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

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Protecting patients privacy slide presentation

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

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