Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA

Question Description

Review your assigned readings and provide a thorough 5 page overview defining and explaining the multiple aspects and subtitles of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Include an overview of the covered entities that are responsible for adhering to its regulations. Be thorough on titles I and II, but touch upon the remaining titles in summary form. Also discuss the aspects of HIPAA pertaining to access and manipulation of medical records. Research current considerations (because of electronic communications, such as mobile devices) which could require an alteration or expansion of the HIPAA statute. Ensure to discuss electronic health records (EHR) as it relates to HIPAA requirements.
The paper must also:
• be 5 double spaced pages in length not including the reference section or cover page
• have a final page as a Reference List that is completed APA style
• have an APA cover page including the following:
 Name
 Name of paper
 Instructor’s name
 Name of class
 Date submitted
 Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement
Utilize 2 to 3 resources other than your primary text as references. Remember to format your document and all citations in APA style.

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