(1-2) 2 Cr. Hrs.
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This course provides the Health Information Technology student with an understanding of the American legal system and the legal requirements concerning the compilation and maintenance of health information. Additional topics include how health information is used and when it can be disclosed, state and federal regulations and statutes, including the privacy and security rules resulting from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: