Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Assignment
HCA 210 Week 6 Regulatory Paper Assignment
Write a 350- to 700-word paper on one of the following laws:
HIPAA (1996) or EMTALA (1986).
Pretend you are a health care manager employed at a small community hospital responsible for educating your staff about HIPAA (1996) or EMTALA (1986).
Include the following in your paper:
- Describe the law and its purpose.
- Explain how it is enacted. For example, is it enacted by the state or federal government?
- What are some key facts every employee should know about the law?
- What are the consequences of the organization or the employee for failing to abide by the law?
- How do these regulations effect the management of employees, resources, patients, and health care?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines