Hs 101 Unit 8 Project Essay

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Your project this week deals with confidentiality and scope of practice issues. You’ll also deal with correcting an error made in regards to patient care. You will be evaluated on each project on the accuracy of your responses, the completeness of your responses, your ability to think critically about each situation and your overall writing ability. Your responses to the questions below should be constructed in complete sentences using proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. Your project should be submitted to the dropbox by the end of Unit 8. Your Name: Rebecca Brown Unit 8 Project Questions: Part I Under HIPAA, are you legally allowed to view this patient’s medical information? Why or why not? Under the HIPAA law, you are legally allowed to view the patient's medical information if they sign the form for you to look at the chart. The form even allows anyone in the medical field to look at your chart. The form is called Patient Release Information form. In this case, how would you be able to correct your error and provide the missing documents to the patient while still protecting patient confidentiality under HIPAA? Since the patient in this case left his papers at the office when he left, you would have to get in his file, find his phone number, and call him to tell him that he left his documents there at the office. If the patient does not answer, you would have to leave a message for him to the office back .You never give anybody’s information out to someone else. Besides a HIPAA Patient Release of Information form, list 4 other items that are found in the medical record. Besides a HIPAA Patient Release of Information form, there are many other items located in your medical record. Some of the items are your past medical history, your medications that you take or were prescribed to, what labs/radiology that has been

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