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Understanding HIPAA: A Guide to School District Privacy Obligations

 
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By Thomas N. Shorter, Esq.

Updated and expanded with new guidance to help you comply with the latest HIPAA requirements!

With the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act comes the HI-TECH Act's amendments to HIPAA. Ensure your school complies with the new standards for electronic health records and reporting by gaining a firm and fresh understanding of the law.

Featuring new practical advice and analysis of schools as "covered entities" under the law, Understanding HIPAA also teaches you:

  • When HIPAA intersects with the IDEA and FERPA, including the latest guidance from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services
  • How districts can be penalized for non-compliance
  • How HIPAA impacts IEPs, evaluations and other specific records
  • How HIPAA applies to private schools

And for easy reference, you get the most current, relevant sections of the HIPAA and FERPA statutes, plus model privacy policies, information disclosure forms, and notices of privacy practices.


(2009. Pamphlet. 59 pp. Product Code: 300176. S/H: $5.50)