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Respecting individuals' rights to confidentiality is an important part of providing good home care. Privacy rights are legally enforced through a federal law titled HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, 1996). This DVD describes HIPAA guidelines and teaches home care providers about the importance of maintaining confidentiality in a variety of settings.

Topics include:

Respecting the individual's right to privacy

Definition and purpose of HIPAA

Most common identifiers for Protected Health Information (PHI)

The Minimum Use requirement

Protecting the individual's privacy and redirecting questions

Individual's rights to view his/her own medical records

Knowing who is authorized to receive medical information

Medical records management and security

Proper disposal of Protected Health Information

Computer and email security

HIPAA guidelines for telephone and fax

HIPAA penalties for individuals and agencies

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