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HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 is a federal law that made many changes in employer-sponsored health plans. The law allows individuals to move from job to job without losing coverage as the result of pre-existing conditions. HIPAA guarantees access to group coverage for employees in companies with two to five employees. HIPAA also contains new requirements for the electronic transmission of health information, including security and privacy standards.

HIPAA Update Sept 2008 Communication for providers.pdf
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This guide explains when a health care provider is allowed to share a patient's health information with the patient's family members, friends or others identified by the patient as involved in the patient's care.
HIPAA Update Sept 2008 Communication.pdf
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This document contains a list of common questions about HIPAA and when health care providers may discuss or share health information with family members, friends or others involved in patient care or payment for care.
HIPAAUpdate-Oct.2003.pdf
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HIPAA Update, October 2003
HIPAAPrivacy RulesAddendum.pdf
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HIPAA Privacy Rules Addendum
HIPAAPrivacyPolicyChecklist.pdf
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HIPAA Privacy Policy Checklist
khahip2s.pdf
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HIPAA Privacy - From Rules to Tools - provided by Steve A. Schwarm, Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer, LLP, April 2002
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HIPAA Privacy: A Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy Regulation Compliance - provided by Steve A. Schwarm, Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer, LLP, June 2001
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For more information on this meeting, contact Tish Hollingsworth or Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436.
The Recovery Audit Contractors have made short-stay inpatient admissions a major issue by challenging significant numbers of cases. Hospitals have, in turn, appealed many of these cases which have caused a significant backlog of cases at the appeals level.
For more information regarding this event, contact Michele Clark at mclark@khconline.org or (785) 235-0763.
The Kansas Hospital Association in cooperation with the Wisconsin Hospital Association is a hosting a four-part webinar series to help hospitals prepare. Hospital coders, coding supervisors and managers, and internal ICD-10 team leaders and members are encouraged to participate in this series as a team.
Join the Kansas Healthcare Communicators Society on Oct. 29, 2014 for their fall education conference. Download the brochure today for more information. Contact Jan Fenwick at (785) 233-7436 or jfenwick@kha-net.org for more info.