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  • security
  • The Security Rule delineates safeguards to protect health information in electronic form and helps to ensure that electronic protected health information is secure. (aoa.org)
  • HITECH
  • Effectively addressing the new HIPAA privacy and security rules introduced in the HITECH Act requires an assessment of your organization's biggest vulnerabilities as well as the deployment of the right technology to reduce the risk of data loss. (bitpipe.com)
  • Complying with the HITECH Act involves the exchange of data -- such as medical images -- across interoperable systems. (bitpipe.com)
  • 2002
  • The abcpublicschools.org site is the web interface that contains information regarding North Carolina public schools, the Federal 'No Child Left Behind Act' passed in 2002. (archive-it.org)
  • protections
  • CDT advocates for increased individual control over health information, inside and outside regulatory protections, and for constructive technical solutions inside of companies. (cdt.org)
  • For example, depending on the state in which you reside, there may be additional state law privacy protections related to communicable diseases, reproductive health, substance abuse and mental health. (nacorx.org)
  • ePHI
  • Above-Threshold ePHI System - A system that creates accesses, transmits or receives: 1) primary source ePHI, 2) ePHI critical for treatment, payment or health care operations or 3) any form of ePHI and the host system is configured to allow access by multiple people. (yale.edu)
  • However, s System, even if used only by a single user, which supports primary source ePHI or ePHI critical for treatment, payment or health care operations is an Above threshold System. (yale.edu)
  • These safeguards are based around controlling what authorized facilities have access to electronic protected health information (ePHI). (creativeresources.net)
  • Authorization
  • You do not need prior authorization from the Health Benefit Plan for Grand Valley State University or from any person (including a primary care provider) in order to obtain access to obstetrical or gynecological care from a health care professional in our network who specializes in obstetrics or gynecology. (gvsu.edu)
  • However, the health care professional may be required to comply with certain procedures, including obtaining authorization for certain services, following a pre-approved treatment plan, or following certain procedures for making referrals. (gvsu.edu)
  • behavior
  • Below you'll find a key to the data we embedded in the cover image, which include privacy-related publications and events-and potentially private details about an individual's health, movements, and behavior. (sciencemag.org)
  • safeguards
  • A few state health departments take the view that, with proper safeguards, their public health mandate is liberal enough to permit academic researchers to access vital statistics data, even with identifying information. (aappublications.org)
  • Guidelines
  • Title IV: Guidelines for group health plans. (nih.gov)
  • NOTE: The policies, guidelines, terms, and conditions of the HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated in this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) might differ from those used by the HHS National Institutes of Health (NIH). (nih.gov)
  • comply
  • Covered Health Care Component - The components of the University designated by Yale that are required to comply with the Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA because they perform covered health care functions. (yale.edu)
  • Provides institutional assurance that UMass Amherst will comply with the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. (umass.edu)
  • Department
  • To learn more about important federal laws affecting your health insurance benefits, including HIPAA, visit the U.S. Department of Labor website . (nolo.com)
  • The federal mandate affects nurses because they are considered health care providers and provide health care services across the numerous facilities covered by the law-inpatient and outpatient hospitals, community facilities such as home health agencies, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, and hospice care facilities, among the others ( U.S. Department of Labor, 2005 ). (nursingworld.org)
  • In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to update and reissue an existing Department of Homeland Security system of records titled, "Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard-020 Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program System of Records. (federalregister.gov)
  • This article was provided by The Texas Department of insurance. (texaslawhelp.org)
  • This article is based on resources from the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers' Compensation. (texaslawhelp.org)
  • This article was provided by the U.S Department of Health and Human Services. (texaslawhelp.org)
  • This is the third major HIPAA fine issued by the Department of Health and Human Services in 2011, following a fine of $4.3 million for Cignet and a penalty of $1 million for Massachusetts General Hospital. (slashdot.org)
  • individual
  • Confidential Communications - Refers to the ability of an individual to request that their health information be protected through the use of an alias or by using a different mailing address. (yale.edu)
  • We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment. (cancercare.org)
  • Unfortunately, not everyone qualifies for individual health insurance. (echealthinsurance.com)
  • Reforms made in 1997 to the portion of the insurance market that related to the individual purchase of insurance had failed. (wikipedia.org)
  • utilization
  • Business Associate - Generally an entity or person who performs a function involving the use or disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI) on behalf of a covered entity (such as claims processing, case management, utilization review, quality assurance, billing) or provides services for a covered entity that require the disclosure of PHI (such as legal, actuarial, accounting, accreditation). (yale.edu)
  • Quantitative analysis in the last year of the evaluation will assess the impact on quality, cost, utilization patterns, and health outcomes. (hhs.gov)
  • improve
  • Health information technology has tremendous potential to improve health care and reduce cost while empowering patients to play a greater role in the management of their own care. (cdt.org)
  • Our mission inspires us to care for and improve the health of those we serve with a special concern for the poor and the vulnerable. (prezi.com)
  • Compliance
  • We may contact you to provide treatment-related services, such as refill reminders, treatment alternatives, compliance programs and other health care services that may be of interest to you. (nacorx.org)
  • policy
  • From a health policy perspective, an ideal approach to assessing an RDFI-TM paradigm for ROP evaluation would define the purpose of the system, determine the performance relative to a criterion standard, measure technical validity, determine associated risks, and include cost analyses. (aappublications.org)
  • Electronic Health
  • From activity trackers to mobile apps to electronic health records, the availability of personal health data has disrupted established traditions in health care and created new commercial opportunities. (cdt.org)
  • The law also includes standards for setting up secure electronic health records and to protect the privacy of a person's health information and to keep it from being misused. (lbbc.org)
  • plan
  • Health plans and insurers can't apply the preexisting condition exclusion to newborns or to children younger than 18 who are adopted or who are put up for adoption so long as the newborn or the child entered the health plan within 30 days of birth, adoption, or placement for adoption. (nolo.com)
  • There are two covered components at Yale: the Covered Employer Group Health Plan Component and the Covered Health Care Component. (yale.edu)
  • For example, we may need to give your health insurance plan information about your office visit so your health plan will pay us or reimburse you for the visit. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • In some instances, we may need to tell your health plan about a treatment you are going to receive to obtain prior approval or to determine whether your plan will cover the treatment. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Entity
  • This affiliated group of pharmacies treats itself as a single entity for purposes of using and disclosing health information about you. (nacorx.org)
  • group
  • If you do have a preexisting condition and you have group health insurance, you face shorter preexisting condition exclusion periods than you would have faced prior to HIPAA. (nolo.com)
  • A spokesman for the Northwell Health System stated that the 21-hospital group, formerly known as the North Shore-LIJ Health System would have initial capital costs of $9 million to install the system, including $900,000 for technical support. (therubins.com)
  • impacts
  • Third, administrative records can be used to track individuals over time, and so are ideally suited to measuring the long-term impacts of health conditions or interventions. (aappublications.org)
  • discharge
  • It is perhaps less recognized that administrative data in the form of vital records, hospital discharge abstracts, insurance claims, and other routinely collected data also offer the potential for using information from hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people to answer important questions. (aappublications.org)
  • Clinical
  • We may also use your PHI to tell you about health savings available (e.g., generic products) and other opportunities that may be of interest to you, such as health education programs, health-related benefits for preferred CVS Caremark customers or clinical research projects. (nacorx.org)
  • At the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) 2014 Global Conference, representatives from Epic, Cerner, and Allscripts were present to address many myths about electronic health record (EHR) systems. (acrpnet.org)
  • Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • plans
  • The Connector acts as an insurance broker to offer free, highly subsidized and full-price private insurance plans to residents, including through its web site. (wikipedia.org)
  • requires
  • The law, known as the 1 STOP Act or Internet System for Tracking Over Prescribing requires that doctors electronically send prescriptions to the pharmacy as requested by the patient. (therubins.com)
  • evaluation
  • The first four years of the evaluation focus on the structure of health homes and implementation issues. (hhs.gov)
  • state
  • Your city, state and/or zip code, in order to find a Health Mart pharmacy near you. (healthmart.com)
  • For a list of participating health care professionals who specialize in obstetrics or gynecology, contact Grand Valley State University at (616) 331-2220. (gvsu.edu)