Compliance and Legal Issues in Health Information
Basic concepts and principles of compliance with external regulations and accreditation standards, principles of law, legal analysis and terminology found in the healthcare field and health information sector. Compliance issues regarding laws, regulations and accreditation standards impacting health care organizations. Legal issues regarding confidentiality of health information, such as release of health information, consent forms, liability of health care providers, and other current issues. Concepts and methods of risk management in the healthcare field. (Formerly LAS245) 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): HIT111. Spring Only.