HIPAA Case Study
| #1 Answer:The Privacy Rule is to protect the public health by striking a balance when public responsibility supports disclosure of personal health information. | #2 Answer:Safeguards established healthcare providers must achieve to protect the privacy of health information. | #3 Answer:Patients are able to make informed choices regard how their personal health information is used. | #4 Answer:Violators are accountable, and will face both civil and criminal penalties if patient privacy rights are compromised | #5 Answer:Boundaries are set on the use and release of health records | #6 AnswerPatients have more control over their medical records. |
(See next page for part 5) Question 5: Match the procedural step for the HIPAA rules in regards to privacy/release of information to the purpose of the procedural step. (pg. 292) Type the letter from the Procedural Steps in the blank to the left of the Purpose. | 10 points | Directions to complete Question 5: * Click on “Choose an item” and click on the down arrow to access the letter selections. * You can use each letter only once.