Maestro Health - HIPAA Orientation
Test Your Understanding
Health records processing was easy
No standards for electronic data handling
No agreement between medical providers/insurers
Consistent security requirements on handling
Very expensive and time consuming to process paper document
Before HIPAA (continued)
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No consistent breach reporting
Lack of controls
26 cents of every healthcare dollar
Group Health Plan Requirements
not set out well
Health care administrative overhead estimated at
Laws and Regulations
Which are Covered Entities?
Health care providers who transmit protected health information (PHI) electronically
Health plans & health care clearinghouses
Which are Business Associates (BA)?
Someone who performs functions or services to a CE and accesses protected health information.
A subcontractor that creates, receives, maintains, or transmits PHI for another BA.