HIT 215 - HIM Medical/Legal Applications

This course covers all federal and state laws (e.g., HIPAA) that are applicable to the HIM profession. It will also cover the legal principles applicable to malpractice, New York State statutes, different types and completeness of consent forms requirements, legally acceptable release of confidential medical information including special situations (e.g., mental, drug dependence or AIDS diagnoses), and legal terms utilized within the profession.
Prerequisites: HIT 110, HIT 111 and HIT 112
Corequisites: HIT 206, HIT 209, CIS 100 and BIO 426

Course Credit: 3