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