Discuss how the HITECH Act and HIPAA work together

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There are organizations that endorse, facilitate, and mandate patients’ safety laws with PHI and disbursement of health information systems data and/or information. The standards of patient’s safety within these organizations are clearly outlined and widely adopted by all legitimate health care organizations. HIPAA is used to regulate these laws.  In a minimum of 300 words, address the following in your initial post: 

  • Discuss the five major components of HIPAA’s privacy rule.
  • Discuss HIPAA-covered entities.
  • Discuss the role of the HITECH Act.
  • Discuss how the HITECH Act and HIPAA work together to ensure patient security.  How do they differ?
  • Discuss the consequences faced by organizations that are non-compliant with the HIPAA and HITECH Acts.

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