Managing HIPAA Compliance: Standards for Electronic Transmission, Privacy, and Security of Health Information
by Scott C. Withrow, Esq.
Softcover: 209 pages
Size: 10.5" x 8.25"
Health Administration Press
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Recommended by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), this book is designed to assist health care executives in designing, implementing, and maintaining an economical and strategic HIPAA compliance program.
Each of its three sections-electronic transactions and code sets, privacy, and security-includes a list of action items to guide health care leaders in implementing a compliance program. This book fully covers these topics:
Standards for Electronic Transactions and Code Sets
Standards for Health Care Claims
Using the Standards in Extensible Markup Language (XML)
Other Covered Transactions
Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information
Privacy Compliance Procedures
Patient Privacy Rights
Security Compliance Procedures
Physical Safeguards and Technical Security Mechanisms
Implementing a HIPAA Compliance Program
Scott C. Withrow is a founding partner of Withrow, McQuade & Olsen, LLP, Atlanta, Georgia. He has practiced corporate and healthcare law for 22 years. In the corporate area, Mr. Withrow's practice includes mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, public securities and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, franchises, taxation, corporate finance, partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures. He has represented a variety of healthcare clients including hospitals, home health agencies, physicians and physician group practices, physician hospital organizations, physician practice management companies, consulting firms and cost containment companies. He is a member of the American Bar Association's Health Law Section and the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, serves as a Contributing Author for Healthcare Financial Management Association's Healthcare Compliance Forum, and has spoken frequently on the topic of healthcare compliance.
Founded in 1933, the American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 30,000 healthcare executives who lead our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management. Health Administration Press is a division of the Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). ACHE is an international professional society of 30,000 healthcare executives who lead our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Management, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year. ACHE is also known for its groundbreaking research and career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare leaders by providing exceptional value to its members. Founded in 1972 with support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Health Administration Press has grown from a small office on the campus of the University of Michigan to one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management, including textbooks for use in college and university courses.
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