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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIM 2012 - Legal Aspects of Healthcare


Credit Hours: 2.0

At least one of the prerequisite courses is required.
Prerequisite(s): HIM1000 with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): None


This course will review the legal aspects of healthcare, in particular those related to health information management state and federal laws. Topics include legal terminology, confidentiality, access and release of information, HIPAA, tracking of disclosed information, liability, subpoenas, depositions, consent and authorization guidelines, privacy and health care liability. Emphasis on the importance of confidentiality, privacy and security and how the HIM professional is integral to this process. Security risk analysis is reviewed. Note: Projects within the course will require use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Prezi, Access, and the Internet.

Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)