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Flashcards in Health Care Laws Deck (8)
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1

Who do health care law effect?

-Health Care providers
-Health Care workforce
-Health Care organizations
-Payers and payees
-Consumers
-Health Care agencies

2

Health care providers

Patient ratios, practice acts, professional boards, licensure requirements, standards of care, malpractice insurance rates

3

Health care workforce (nurses)

Patient ratios, staff licensing, scope of practice / practice acts, confidentiality, privacy, delegation

4

Health care organizations

Policies and procedures, restraint protocols, medical records access, liability, access to services, EMTALA, HIPAA, organizations licensure.

5

Payers and payees

To bill within certain time frame, to bill period (cannot not bill for services if CMS participant), duty to pay for services rendered, contractual obligations

6

Consumers

Right to safe care, right to access care, right to privacy, right for informed consent

7

Health Care agencies

Policies and procedures, restraint protocols, medical records access, liability, access to services, EMTALA, HIPAA, contractual relationships (medical group, hospital, insurers, etc.), licensure

8

CMS stands for

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services