The role of the U.S. Federal Government in electronic health care has vastly increased since the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA 2010), also known as Obamacare. The ACA, along with HIPAA and HITECH, have greatly influenced the organization and use of patient data.
It is absolutely critical that you understand the role of federal legislation and how it impacts your own organization’s HIT. In this assignment you will examine the laws that impact EHR/EMR and review how to incorporate the specifics of each act into the design and operation of health care information technology applications
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