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Unformatted text preview: this rule because health care providers are mandated reports and must report abuse and neglect. 9. Covered Entities: Private or public sector organizations that must follow HIPPA provisions when transmitting health care information in an electronic format. 10. Impeach: To challenge the honesty of a persons previous answer. 11.Tort: any wrongful act for which a civil suit can be brought 12.Contracts: binding agreements between two or more parties. Can be verbal or written contracts. 13.Discovery: The legal process in which lawyers use to obtain information about a case with the goal to find information that will prepare the case for trial or settlement. 14.Deposition: A form of discovery used to learn answers to certain questions and obtain a sworn statement. 15.Res ipsa loquitur: something is self evident...
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