HH03: Healthcare Law
Examines the different laws and programs governing Medicare to protect patient’s information and prevent against fraud and abuse. Some of the laws covered include the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH), Personal Health Information (PHI), Stark Law, and the False Claims Act. Students will learn about the Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC), Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPICs), and the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing and other contractors. By the end of the course students will learn about how to remain in compliance with healthcare law.