Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management
ISBN13:by McWay, Dana C.
Delmar Cengage Learning
Complimentary 7-Day eTextbook Access
When you rent or buy this book, you will receive complimentary 7-day online access to the eTextbook version from your PC, Mac, tablet, or smartphone. Feature not included on Marketplace Items.
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 10/30/2009.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
- The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.
Understanding the legal principles governing health information management today has become more important than ever before. To help successfully navigate these critical, current legal requirements, LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT has been revised, updated, and expanded with new and more in-depth content. The book is solidly organized into three main areas: a study of the legal system and legal procedures, confidentiality issues related to the use of patient-specific health information, and specialty concerns in health information management, such as healthcare fraud and abuse. This third edition features updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) content and a deeper examination of the impact email, digital imaging, telemedicine and the Internet are having on the HIM field. Authored by a lawyer who is also a health information management professional, it provides the perfect combination of relevant, need-to-know information and a straightforward approach that makes the material accessible to those without legal training. With such strong features and detailed content, this will prove to be beneficial for anyone seeking a thorough overview of the legal requirements that safeguard health care information today.
Table of Contents
|Study of the Law in General|
|Workings of the American Legal System|
|Court Systems and Legal Procedures|
|Judicial Process of Health Information|
|Principles of Liabilit?|
|An Overview of Ethics|
|Ethical Decisions and Challenges|
|Legal and Ethical Issues Central to Health Information Management|
|Patient Record Requirements|
|Confidentiality and Informed Consent|
|Access to Health Information|
|Specialized Patient Record?|
|Specialized Areas of Concern in Health Information Management|
|Risk Management, Quality Management, and Utilization Management|
|Health-Care Fraud and Abuse|
|Law and Ethics in the Workplace|
|Table of Cases|
|List of Common Acronyms|
|Sample HIPAA Privacy Notices|
|A Patient's Bill of Rights|
|Sample Forms- Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Health Care Directive, and Accompanying HIPAA Form|
|Selected Laws Affecting HIM|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|