HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

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Introduction

To understand Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and how personal health information is protected, when and how patients need to sign for release of medical information, and the meaning of treatment, payment and operations in the medical industry.

Lesson Time

1 class
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (9)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • To understand what HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 means.
  • To understand how Personal Protected Health Information (PHI) is protected,
  • To understand when and how patients need to sign for release of medical information,
  • To understand the meaning of Treatment, Payment and Operations in the medical industry.

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