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25 Cards in this Set

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Freedom from unauthorized intrusion?
Federal law passed in 1996 to protect privacy & other health care rights for patients?
Health Ins. Portability & Accountability Act(HIPAA)
Health care providers and clearing-houses that transmit HIPAA transactions electronically
Covered entities.
Ex: hospitals,nursing homes,pharmacies & health plans.
Electronic exchanges of information between two covered-entity business partners using HIPAA standards?
Covered transactions
Includes records maintained by or for a covered entity?
designated record set
A written document detailing a health care provider's privacy practices?
Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)
Information that contains one or more patient identifiers?
Protected Health Info. (PHI)
Ex: name,dob,zipcode,medical No# or SS#.
If a state's privacy laws are stricter than HIPAA privacy standards, the state laws take precedence?
State preemption
Treatment means that a health care provider can provide care,payment and HIPAA approved healthcare
operation & transaction?
Abb. is TPO
Treatment,payment,and healthcare operations (TPO)
A general HIPAA requirement?
General HIPAA requirement?
Document that includeds the standards?
Transmission of info. between two parties for financial/admin. activities?
Any set of codes used to encode health care data elements?
code sets.
Sending info. over electronic networks?
electronic transmission
The use of uniform electronic network protocols to transfer business info. between org.?
electronic date interchange
A reason for each use and disclosure of patient info.?
Protected health info. from which certain patient identifiers have been removed?
limited data set
Verify the identification of anyone requesting patient info?
The limited amount of patient info. to be disclosed,depending on circumstances?
minimum necessary
Policies/procedures used to protect electronic info. from unauthorized access?
Hardware or software designed to prevent unauthorized access to electronic info.?
Coded info. that cannot be read until it is decoded by the recipient?
What does HIPAA stand for?
Health Insurance and Portability & Accountability Act!
If a stated law and HIPPAA's federal law disagree, which law should you follow?
Which ever law guarantee more patient's right!