HIPAA Plain & Simple: A Compliance Guide for Healthcare Professionals

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AMA Press, 2004 - Medical - 250 pages
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HIPAA Plain and Simple demystifies the complex HIPAA regulations for those in the medical office who have direct patient contact or are responsible for safeguarding patient information. It is written by HIPAA authorities in plain language so that everyone in the office, from new employees to the receptionist to the physician's management team, will understand what it means to be HIPAA compliant -- and how to achieve compliance. Features include a description and analysis of HIPAA components, including the final security rule; charts, graphs and timelines; at-a-glance lists; easy to understand procedures; scenarios for discussion; a month by month HIPAA training program; and an internal and external HIPAA communications plan.

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Ed Jones is Senior Systems Analyst in the IS department at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, an international law firm based in Washington, D.C. He is the author of more than 30 books, including many titles on Microsoft Office software, and has served as an Office consultant and trainer at many law firms.

Romena Benjamin is a practice group specialist at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering who has extensive experience in training and documentation development at law firms.

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