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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
khahipaa.pdf
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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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The Kansas Hospital Association, in cooperation with the Nebraska Hospital Association, is hosting a six-part webinar series designed specifically for individuals involved with informational technology security, cyber security and legal matters involving electronic health records and protected health information. Hospitals may register for the entire series or pick and choose sessions based on interest.
For more information, contact Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436 or dlewis@kha-net.org
For more information on this program, contact Ronni Anderson at kanderson@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
For more information regarding the KHA Workers' Compsensation Fund Board Meeting, contact Kayron (Ronni) Anderson at (785) 233-7436 or randerson@khsc.org.
For more information or to register, contact Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.