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Privacy and Confidentiality of Health Information

Using standard documentation procedures to collect and communicate appropriate health information within legal and regulatory requirements.

Critical Work Functions

  • Identify and apply legal and regulatory requirements related to the use, access, and disclosure of protected health information
    • Explain legal responsibility, limitations, and implications of actions
      • Identify what constitutes authorized use of protected health information
        • Report any possible breaches of confidentiality in accordance with organizational policies
          Technical Content Areas

          • Legal and regulatory requirements for the storage and transfer of information
            • Client/Patient Bill of Rights
              • Client/Patient advocacy
                • Protected Health Information (PHI)