I’m working on a health & medical writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Write an essay about HIPAA and the Patient Bill of Rights Act.. Visit the United States Health and Human Services website and research HIPAA Regulations & Standards as they apply to the medical records. Also, please see the information in your text.
1. Question: Explain how HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules benefit and support the integrity of the healthcare industry, patient, and physician.
The Patient Bill of Rights act was created with 3 goals in mind; to assist patients in being more comfortable with health care delivery systems, to develop partnerships with patients and health care providers, and to stress important roles that patients play in staying healthy. Please see the information in your text for additional information.
2. Question: Name 3 areas within the Patient Bill of Rights Act that you feel are important for health care providers/patients to abide by, and provide an explanation as to why you feel each area you selected is important. Consider how the rights impact a patient’s choice, consent, and refusal for treatment