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HIPAA | HITECH
Reyn Cabarloc
MHA 690: Health Care
Capstone
Dr. Jared Rutledge
January 7, 2016
Presentation
 HIPAA
– Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996
 HITECH
– Health Information Technology fo...
Compliance and Risk Management
 Compliance
– Regulation
 Risk Management
– Liability
HIPAA
 Security Rule
 Privacy Rule
 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces the
Privacy and Security Rules through c...
HIPAA
 Breach exceptions.
– Unintentional access of PHI.
– Inadvertent disclosure of PHI.
– Unauthorized access or disclo...
HITECH
 The improvement of health care quality, safety,
and efficiency through the utilization of
electronic health recor...
Conclusion
 Civil penalties
– Minimum: $100.00 per violation.
– Maximum: 1.5 million annual maximum.
 Criminal penalties...
Questions
 HIPAA:
– Does it pertain to you as a health care individual?
 HITECH:
– Are you in compliance?
 Is it worth ...
References
Health Information Privacy. (2015). HIPAA for professionals. Retrieved from
http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-profes...
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  1. 1. HIPAA | HITECH Reyn Cabarloc MHA 690: Health Care Capstone Dr. Jared Rutledge January 7, 2016
  2. 2. Presentation  HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996  HITECH – Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009
  3. 3. Compliance and Risk Management  Compliance – Regulation  Risk Management – Liability
  4. 4. HIPAA  Security Rule  Privacy Rule  The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces the Privacy and Security Rules through compliance and civil money penalties. (Health Information Privacy, 2015)
  5. 5. HIPAA  Breach exceptions. – Unintentional access of PHI. – Inadvertent disclosure of PHI. – Unauthorized access or disclosure to PHI.  It is the burden of the covered entity to define breach exception.
  6. 6. HITECH  The improvement of health care quality, safety, and efficiency through the utilization of electronic health records (EHR) and secure electronic health information exchange (Health IT.gov, 2014)
  7. 7. Conclusion  Civil penalties – Minimum: $100.00 per violation. – Maximum: 1.5 million annual maximum.  Criminal penalties – Minimum: $50,000.00 fine and one year imprisonment. – Maximum: $250,000.00 fine and ten years imprisonment. (Health Information Privacy, 2015) .
  8. 8. Questions  HIPAA: – Does it pertain to you as a health care individual?  HITECH: – Are you in compliance?  Is it worth the risk and how would you feel if your personal health record was breached?
  9. 9. References Health Information Privacy. (2015). HIPAA for professionals. Retrieved from http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/index.html Health IT.gov. (2014). Policymaking, regulation, and safety: Health IT legislation and regulation. Retrieved from https://www.healthit.gov/policy- researchers-implementers/health-it-legislation-and-regulations

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