HIT1213: LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION
The student will be introduced to the principles of law affecting health information with an emphasis on the health record as a legal document. This course will provide an exposure to the American legal system, legal terminology, and statutes. Confidentiality and security of health information is addressed as are HIPAA regulations. Some other topics that will be discussed will include American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), electronic health record, Federal Trade Commission's Red Flag Rules, informed consent, response to subpoenas, living wills, and organ donation.
Ozark Allied Health Fee: $60.