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HIPAA for Health Care Professionals, 1st Edition

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Overview

HIPAA for Healthcare Professionals clearly explains HIPAA concepts and brings meaning to the concepts through examples, real-life scenarios, thought-provoking questions, and discussion. Perfect for any allied health professional, coverage includes key information on the HIPAA ruling including fundamentals, privacy issues, explanation of the security ruling, and dispels HIPAA myths.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Addresses the question, “How does HIPAA impact me and my job?”
  • Think About It feature stimulates reflection about concepts discussed.
  • True Stories and Scenarios illustrate actual real-life happenings and emphasize the importance of HIPAA compliance.
  • Review Questions found at the end of chapter allow reader to check their understanding of chapter concepts.
  • Appendix: Forms and Resources to be used on the job.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to HIPAA
2. Privacy Issues Explained
3. Transactions and Code Sets
4. Security Ruling Explained
5. Unique Health Identifiers and HIPAA Myths
Appendix.
Glossary.
Index.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement (with Premium Website Printed Access Card and Cengage EncoderPro.com Demo Printed Access Card), 11th + HIPAA for Health Care Professionals

ISBN-10: 1133423027 | ISBN-13: 9781133423027

List Price = $264.95  | CengageBrain Price = $264.95


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Electronic Classroom Manager  (ISBN-10: 1418080543 | ISBN-13: 9781418080549)

Most Electronic Classroom Manager CD-ROMs include PowerPoint presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor’s Manual, and other text-specific resources.

Basic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers  (ISBN-10: 141801978X | ISBN-13: 9781418019785)

Basic Infection Control for Health Care Providers, Second Edition, is a clear and concise guide to preventing occupational exposure hazards and communicable and infectious diseases. This book includes coverage on how to safely protect oneself from infectious agents and what do in case of infectious exposure. Discussions of the disease process and legal issues surrounding exposure and infectious diseases provide context for the material. The blend of fundamental infection control content and reference resources makes this tool perfect for use in an instructional setting or as a reference for practicing health care providers.

List Price = $57.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

Student Supplements

Basic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers  (ISBN-10: 141801978X | ISBN-13: 9781418019785)

Basic Infection Control for Health Care Providers, Second Edition, is a clear and concise guide to preventing occupational exposure hazards and communicable and infectious diseases. This book includes coverage on how to safely protect oneself from infectious agents and what do in case of infectious exposure. Discussions of the disease process and legal issues surrounding exposure and infectious diseases provide context for the material. The blend of fundamental infection control content and reference resources makes this tool perfect for use in an instructional setting or as a reference for practicing health care providers.

List Price = $57.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Carole H. Krager

Carole Krager, CCS, is an adjunct instructor with Olney Central Community College in Olney, Illinois. A Certified Coding Specialist, she also works as an outpatient coder for the Hospital Sisters Health System in central Illinois.

Dan Krager

Now retired, Dan Krager is a former Manager of Information Services, Certified Network Engineer, and HIPAA Officer for Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois.