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Unformatted text preview: Session-8 Medical Records Overview: May I suggest before you look closely at the supporting materials for this session, Medical records, that you pay close attention to this slide presentation and the accompanying notes which are available in PDF format from the course website. If you wish to view the supporting materials they are provided; however, they are complicated and voluminous. Now we will begin the session on medical records. Several sources of state law as well as Federal law combine to form an applied set of laws for each particular state. In our example state, Florida, numerous laws similar to, but in most cases stricter, than the Federal requirements existed prior to implementation of HIPAA. HIPAA is an acronym for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. The stricter state law causes an unusual result with the blending of both sets of law to determine the law to be applied. A variation of this blending analysis is occurring in every state in the Nation. This session is the lengthiest in the course with over 100 slides in the narrated PowerPoint presentation that directly reference the concerned laws....
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- Spring '11