“Exploring HIPAA: Understanding Privacy Laws and Regulations for Individuals and Professionals”

Module #3: (A) Discussion: Researching HIPAA
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Overview
For this discussion, you will carry out an exercise that involves the use and exploration of government websites. Your goal is to learn new information, discuss your findings with peers (like you will do in the workplace), and respond back to your peers’ findings. The topic of our discussion is HIPAA, the Health Information Portability and Access Act. HIPAA is a standard for maintaining the privacy of medical records and patients’ ability to access records. HIPAA was passed into law in 1996.
Instructions
Watch the (4) short videos on HIPAA for individuals, available at: https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-individuals/guidance-materials-for-consumers/index.html
Select one topic of interest from the videos to write about in your initial post.
View the following (3) HIPAA for professionals websites:
https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/index.html(Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/privacy/laws-regulations/index.html(Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/privacy/laws-regulations/combined-regulation-text/omnibus-hipaa-rulemaking/index.html(Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Select one topic of interest to write about from the three websites for professionals that you explored.

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