Discuss 1 of the following Acts, and use the questions below to guide your response

Assignment Details

The Medical Staff Coordinator has again called upon your expertise in the area of health care law. You have been asked to provide a written discussion of the basic fundamentals of law. The Coordinator has asked you to provide the information outlined below and to use research (at least 2 sources) to substantiate your discussion.

Discuss 1 of the following Acts, and use the questions below to guide your response:

  • Privacy Act
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
  • Health Care Quality Improvement Act
  • Ethics in Patient Referral Act
  • Patient Self-Determination Act
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The following questions are to guide your response:

  • What is the date of enactment of this Act?
  • What led to the enactment of this Act?
  • What are the criminal penalties, if any, for violation of this Act?
  • Who is governed by this Act?
  • What are some of the key provisions of this Act?
  • Discuss the impact the Act has had on health care since it was implemented.

Use APA formatting and citation standards. Use at least 2 scholarly references published within the last 5 years to substantiate your work.

Deliverable Length:  3 pages

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