Health Administrators are responsible for staying abreast of legislative and policies that affect their health organization. It is imperative that organizations have access to updated policies daily. The purpose of this assignment is to assess your understanding of health information management and the impact government regulations have on health information.
- Identify significant standards for healthcare documentation.
- Discuss the important factors involved in regulations pertaining to paper and electronic health records.
Your boss is the Director of Medical Records at a large medical center. He is finding it difficult to monitor the ongoing legislative and policy changes related to Health Information Management. He has asked that you do the following:
Review the following websites:
AHIMA. (2020). https://www.ahima.org/about/advocacy/efforts
HealthIT.gov (n.d.). Laws, regulation, and policy. https://www.healthit.gov/topic/laws-regulation-and-policy