HCR 200 How HIPAA Violations Affect the Medical Billing Process, Part Two

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Write a 1,500- to 1,750-word essay in which you discuss implications of both forms of the patient’s diseases, HIV and AIDS, from the perspective of HIPAA confidentiality. Include the following: Discuss why HIV and AIDS information is more sensitive than other types of health conditions. Examine the social, legal, and ethical ramifications of improper information disclosure. Provide at least three references from the University Library or the Internet. Format your essay consistent with APA guidelines.

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Running Head: HIPAA Violations Affect the Medical Billing ProcessTitle:Course Name:Topic Name:Instructor Name:Student Name:Date:Running Head: HIPAA Violations Affect the Medical Billing ProcessIntroductionProtecting information and data in health care is more important today than at any time inhistory. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), is anondiscrimination law within human service or health care organizations (Latanya Sweeney,1997). In August 21, 1996 this federal law was enacted and the US Congress did this. The lawmainly designed to develop the effectiveness and efficiency of the health care system. HealthInsurance Portability and Accountability Act exists for two main reasons, to protect theconfidentiality of your personal health information and it ensures you preserve the healthinsurance when you changing jobs. It suggests a set of standards and it tries to control theelectronic exchange of health information. Also this law protects the security and privacy ofelectronic health information (Latanya Sweeney, 1997). Practically all parts of health care arecovered by this HIPPA legislature. Any health care information which is communicated ortransmitted electronically is covered by this important legislature. One of the key purposes ofHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is to help the US Department ofHealth and Human Services and US Congress to perform and develop the regulations concerningthe t

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