Dec 08, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIMT 1202 - Legal Aspects of Health Information

2 credit(s)

This course provides an understanding of the legal principles that govern health information and the health record as a legal document. Emphasis is placed on key concepts including: the course system, medical staff, nursing staff, governing board, and their functions and responsibilities. Confidentiality, release of information, informed consent, patient rights, record retention, and an in-depth review of HIPAA will be studied and practiced. Course focus includes current trends in health legislation such as healthcare fraud, federal and state required reporting. Pre/Corequisite(s): HIMT 1301, HIMT 1305, HIMT 1401, HIMT 2304. As needed. (NIT)



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