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PMI HIPAA Quiz Study Guide

Confidentiality protects Patient and Practitioner
All patient information is absolutely private and confidential
Unauthorized release of information concerning a patient is considered an invasion of privacy
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIPAA was established in 1996
The HIPAA law was enacted in order to More closely secure this information and regulate patient privacy
PHI Protected Healthcare Information
One of the Primary aims of the HIPAA privacy law is? PHI
The Law defines PHI as Individually identifiable health information that is transmitted by electronic media
The law established national standard for the electronic exchange of PHI and states that patients must be informed of their rights concerning the release of PHI and how it will be used
HCW's Health care workers
HCW must obtain ______ for any use or disclosure of PHI unless the use or discloser is for treatment payment, or healthcare operations. The patients written authorization
All HCW's and students must sign a confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement saying that they understand HIPAA and will keep all patients information confidential
The lack of standardization and confusion in the diagnostic and procedural coding led to The Passage in 1996 of HIPAA
HIPAA is designed to Improve the efficiency of the healthcare system by establishing standards for electronic data exchange including coding systems
The goal of HIPAA regulations is to move to one universal procedural coding system as the future standard.
Created by: ur1stkid