Administrative Ethical Paper

1638 Words Feb 20th, 2013 7 Pages
Administrative Ethic Paper
Maria Garza
February 4, 2013
Gail Garren

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) were signed into law by President Bill Clinton in August 1996. (Physicians Billing Associates International, 2006). Bill Clinton decided to sign this law to protect the right and privacy of the patients. Before 1996 there were many issues that has rise the concerning of patient privacy. The HIPPA Act includes “Health insurance portability, fraud and abuse control, tax related provision, group health plan requirements, revenue offset provision, and administrative simplification requirements (Physicians Billing Associates International, 2006). The article that I had read was about a woman who
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They both confronted Jackie and Jackie told the truth. There was a meeting called with Jackie, nurse managers, human resource and the chair of the nursing ethics committee. They decided that they need to bring this issue up with the rest of the nurses of the unit to see if everyone had seen or heard anything regarding this issue. Michelle felt that Jackie had a right to privacy and confidentially to her ethical issue. Other in the meeting didn’t think same way as Michelle because they need to know if any other nurses seen anything and if so, why they didn’t bring it up to their supervisor. Another reason is because if Jackie does return after her leave of absence will this happen again. They also felt like this because Jackie actions have compromised her professional status, patient were affected by this and other nurses works had been impacted by Jackie performance. They also wanted to reassure the staff that this incident will not happen again. This was not reported to the State board of Nursing, Jackie needed to report herself to the State Board of Nurse Examiners and ask the Board to reconsider to defer action until she has completed the program in the rehabilitation. “The State Board of Nurse Examiners, according to state law, has the authority to take disciplinary action, ranging from a reprimand, probation, suspension, revocation or refusal to renew a license. In some instances a restriction is placed on the scope of practice (Aiken

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