Week 2 DQ 1
Summarize the purposes and provisions of HIPAA in one sentence. Also, explain how HIPAA relates to medical ethics and etiquette. What are some possible ramifications of a health care industry without HIPAA regulations? Refer to p. 25 of Medical Insurance and provide examples.
Week 2 DQ 2
How do effective medical compliance plans limit the risk of professional liability? Do you believe it is reasonable to hold a provider liable for the actions of his or her clerical staff? Support your opinion with an example.