How does HIPAA serve to protect patient rights?
Click the linked HIPAA Case Study. Study the case and answer the questions in a separate Word document – one paragraph per question.
Questions about the HIPAA Case Study
- How does HIPAA serve to protect patient rights? Answer in general terms, but then apply the question to the case study. (Who is HIPAA serving here in terms of patient rights? Explain. Should HIPAA be applied here at all? Why or why not?)
- What areas of HIPAA compliance impact the employer?
- What actions should the ICMHA director take about the alleged HIPAA violation in the case?
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.
Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below: