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Clifton Park, New York : Cengage Learning, 2016.
ISBN: 
9781285867380 (hardcover)
1285867386 (hardcover)
Description: 
xxii, 453 pages : illustrations (some color), graphs (some color).
Edition: 
Fourth edition.
Contents: 
I. Study of the law in general: -- Workings of the American legal system -- Court systems and legal procedures -- Judicial process of health information -- Principles of liability -- II. An overview of ethics: -- Ethical standards -- Ethical decisions and challenges -- Bioethics issues -- III. Legal and ethical issues central to health information management: -- Patient record requirements -- Confidentiality and informed consent -- Access to health information -- Specialized patient records -- IV. Specialized areas of concern in health information management: -- Risk management, quality management, and utilization management -- Information systems -- Health care fraud and abuse -- Law and ethics in the workplace -- Appendix A. Table of cases -- Appendix B. List of common acronyms -- Appendix C. Sample HIPAA privacy notices -- Appendix D. The patient care partnership -- Appendix E. Sample forms of a durable power of attorney for health care and a health care directive (Living will) and accompanying HIPAA form -- Appendix F. Selected laws affecting HIM -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary: 
Understanding the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management is more important than ever. To help you successfully navigate these legal issues, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management is revised, updated, and expanded, providing the opportunity to focus on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. Key topics include the role of social media in health care, expansion of existing materials on e-discovery, compliance, completeness of the health record, breaches of confidentiality, and much more. Features include enrichment activities, mapping to CAHIIM standards, and interactive quizzing and case studies to help develop practical application and high-level problem solving skills. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management, 4th Edition provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today. (Publisher)
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Previous edition: 2009.
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