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HCS / 468

Instructor: Taryn Zubich

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Health Care Policies Research and select 1 health care law and 1 health care policy provided below. You may select 1 health care law and 1 health care policy not included in the list and submit to your faculty for approval 3 days prior to the assignment due date.

Health Care Laws

 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)  Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)  Privacy Act of 1974  Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA)—pertains to human testing/research  False Claims Act (FCA)  Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)  Physician Self-Referral (Stark) Law  Affordable Care Act (ACA)  Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)  Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA)

Health Care Policies

Home Health Agency Policies  Hospital Policies  Human Testing and Research Policies  Medicare (CMS) Policies  Employee Health and Safety Policies

Complete the following table: Health Care Law Health Care Policy

State the health care law and health policy selected or approved by your faculty.

State the law name here (from list above) For example: False Claims Act

State the policy name here (from list above) For example: Employee Health and Safety Policies

Summarize the health care law and health policy selected (20 to 45 words in each section. Research your response —not opinion. Add citations to support your research per APA).

Summarize the law that you selected here. You want to have a minimum of 20 words here, and please include the citation that you referenced for the law summary (Zubich, 2022).

Summarize the policy that you selected here. You want to have a minimum of 20 words here, and please include the citation that you referenced for the policy summary (Policy, 2022).

Explain one element of the law or a policy (20 to 45 words in each section. Research your response –

Here, you want to explain one element (or requirement) of the law that you selected. For example, a requirement of

Here, you want to explain one element (or requirement) of the policy that you selected. For example, a requirement of

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not opinion. Add citations to support your research per APA).

EMTALA is that a hospital with an emergency department provides a medical screening examination to any individual who comes to the emergency department and requests an examination (Privacy and Security Information, n.d.). Be sure to have at least 20 words here, and please be sure to include a citation to support your information as researched fact per APA format. .

hospital policies would be that the policy is reviewed on a routine basis. Best practice is for hospitals to review policies annually to ensure accuracy and compliance for operational practices (Zubich, 2022). Please be sure to have a minimum of 20 words here and please be sure to include a citation to support the work as researched fact per APA format.

Explain how each is law or policy is regulated (45 to 90 words in each section. Research your response—not opinion. Add citations to support your research per APA).

Here, you want to explain how the law is regulated. For example, HIPAA is regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services, specifically the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). HIPAA requires covered entities to comply with the Security Rule, and the OCR is responsible for enforcing the Security Rule. You should list the potential fines/penalties associated with a violation of HIPAA. Please be sure to include citations to give credit to your sources (Zubich, 2022). Also, please be sure to have a minimum of 45 words here.

Here, you want to explain how the policy is regulated. For example, Home Health Agency Policies are regulated through state and federal regulatory certifications. Ultimately, the state that the Home Health Agency resides in is the surveying entity. All policies should be set based on both the state and federal regulations set for home health care. Please include an example of potential fines/penalties if a Home Health Agency does not adhere to the regulatory requirements set by the state and federal regulatory bodies. Please be sure to have a minimum of 45 words, and please be sure

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