Typical Legal Responsibilities of a Healthcare Provider
A healthcare provider’s legal obligations are vast and include several focus areas. This article will cover HIPAA, the Stark Law, the False Claims Act, and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. By the end of this article, you’ll know what you need to know to avoid potential liabilities. But how do you ensure your organization’s compliance with these laws?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, governs the protection of health information that a covered entity receives from patients and transmits to third parties. While HIPAA is designed to protect the privacy of patient information, …