Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Nonprofit Accrediting Orgs, Regulatory Bodies, and Professional Associations in U.S. Health Care
Slide content:URAC Privacy & Security Accreditation - 2 These health care organizations must comply with HIPAA: Health plans: Health insurance companies, employer-funded health plans, and government programs that pay for health care, such as Medicare or Medicaid Health care providers that conduct certain tasks electronically Health care clearinghouses (organizations that process health information) 18
Slide notes:Three groups in the health care market must comply with HIPAA requirements. These are: Health plans, such as health insurance companies; company health plans; and Medicare and Medicaid. Most health care providers must comply, assuming that they conduct certain tasks electronically. The other group that must observe HIPAA regulations is health care clearinghouses, which are organizations that process health information. HIPAA will be covered in more depth later in this unit. 18