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Assignment 2: Avoiding Legal Issues

Legal issues in health care include violation of patient privacy laws and regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); issues related to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement requirements; negligence or malpractice issues; and violation of the employment law for medical staff, independent contractors, and others.

Review the following:

Review the legal guidelines and principles for your state. Explain the changes the Affordable Care Act will make to HIPAA, Medicare, and Medicaid reimbursement requirements. By conducting adequate research, describe the overall impact the law will have on your state.

Compile your responses in a 6-to-10-page Word document.

Submit it to the W3: Assignment 2 Dropbox by the end of Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

Name your document SUO_PHE3040_W3_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

On a separate page, cite all sources using the APA guidelines.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Reviewed the legal guidelines and principles for your state.

40

Explained the changes the Affordable Care Act will make to HIPAA, Medicare, and Medicaid reimbursement requirements.

80

Described the overall impact the law will have on your state.

40

Presentation Components: 
Organization (10)
Style (10)
Usage and Mechanics (10)
APA Elements (10)

40

Total

200