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HIPAA for Health Care Professionals 2nd Edition

Dan Krager | Carole H. Krager

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HIPAA FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS clearly explains the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act with concepts and applications for health care professionals. Adding context to the readings with detailed examples, real-life scenarios, and thought-provoking questions and discussions, the second edition walks readers through key areas of Titles I and II, including fundamentals, privacy, and security. Updates also show readers where and how HIPAA impacts health care through other laws, and dispels common HIPAA myths that can wreak havoc in the workplace. Also available: the MindTap® digital course solution to help busy students interact with course material and as they read and learn in the classroom, at home, or on the go.

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.

Carole H. Krager, Olney Central College, Olney, IL

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.

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  • Workplace Scenarios: True Stories and Scenarios illustrate health care jobs and responsibilities while emphasizing the critical importance of HIPAA compliance to patients, caregivers, administrators, and health care organizations.
  • Concept Reviews: End-of-chapter questions give readers a handy resource to check their understanding of the material, fill in any gaps, and thoroughly prepare for exams.
  • Expanded HIPAA: An entire new chapter addresses how additional legislation is extending HIPAA’s reach through updates to the rule and other related laws.
  • Useful References: A glossary of terms and an appendix filled with practical forms and job-related materials put answers within easy reach, making HIPAA FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2nd Edition, a go-to resource for busy, health care professionals.
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  • Career Focused: Reader-friendly and practical, HIPAA FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2nd Edition, lays out all of the key issues and asks students to consider how HIPAA can impact their day to day work in health care.
  • Self-Reflection Exercises: “Think About It” features in the readings put students in the center of the action to help them imagine how they would personally and professionally address the issues.

HIPAA for Health Care Professionals


1. Introduction to HIPAA.
2. Privacy Issues Explained.
3. Transactions and Code Sets.
4. Security Ruling Explained.
5. Unique Health Identifiers and HIPAA Myths.
6. Further Rulings Influencing HIPAA.

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