Regulatory Agencies and Laws
Throughout this course you will learn about a variety of government agencies, regulations, and laws. It will help you to create a simple way of remembering the most important ones. It will also be a useful resource in future courses.
Outline major health care organizations and rules.
Include the following aspects in the assignment:
Ø Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA ) standards
Ø The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ( HIPAA)
Ø Affordable Care Act (ACA- do NOT refer to it Obamacare)
Ø The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Ø Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Ø Briefly summarize each
Ø Include the URL (internet address) for each (example: CMS: https://www.cms.gov/)