HIPPAYOUR RESPONSIBITY IN THEWORKPLACE
What Is The HIPPA PrivacyRule?   The privacy rule creates national standards to    protect patient medical records and pe...
Protected Health Information   HIPPA protects any identifiable information    related to the past, present, or future phy...
Who Is Authorized To Seeprotected Health Information? Health  care providers who are directly  involved in providing trea...
HIPPA Rights Guaranteed ToPatients Patients can: See their records or get a copy Request amendments to their records if...
Provider Rights Use patient information for treatment,  payment, and health care operations Disclose information to fami...
Fines And Penalties Civil: $100 each violation up to $25,000  per person per year Criminal: Knowing – up to $50,000, 1 y...
How To Safeguard ProtectedHealth Information   Avoid discussion about patients in public areas   Do not leave messages o...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Hippa

300 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
300
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
7
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Hippa

  1. 1. HIPPAYOUR RESPONSIBITY IN THEWORKPLACE
  2. 2. What Is The HIPPA PrivacyRule? The privacy rule creates national standards to protect patient medical records and personal health information. The rule: gives patients control over their health information Sets limitations on the use and release of health records and information Establishes safeguards that providers must follow to protect patient privacy
  3. 3. Protected Health Information HIPPA protects any identifiable information related to the past, present, or future physical or metal health of a person In any form or medium (oral, written, or electronic) Examples of protected information include: zip codes, telephone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, pictures, dates of service, patient history, discharge summary, phone notes, inpatient or outpatient progress notes, census, and allergies.
  4. 4. Who Is Authorized To Seeprotected Health Information? Health care providers who are directly involved in providing treatment, payment, or involved with health operations. Efforts must be made to limit protected health information to the minimum necessary to accomplish the intended purpose of the use, disclosure, or request.
  5. 5. HIPPA Rights Guaranteed ToPatients Patients can: See their records or get a copy Request amendments to their records if they feel the records are incorrect Request a list of who their records have been disclosed to Complain of privacy problems
  6. 6. Provider Rights Use patient information for treatment, payment, and health care operations Disclose information to family members or other patient representatives if the patient cannot speak for himself
  7. 7. Fines And Penalties Civil: $100 each violation up to $25,000 per person per year Criminal: Knowing – up to $50,000, 1 year in prison Under false pretences - $100,000 , 5 years in prison With malice or personal gain - $250,000, 10 years in prison
  8. 8. How To Safeguard ProtectedHealth Information Avoid discussion about patients in public areas Do not leave messages on an answering machine concerning a patient’s condition Secure storage and transportation of patient information Display precautions such as public view of computer screens Log off computers when away from work station Records are locked except to people who need access to information If you have any questions ask the company’s safety officer.

×