Class Schedule

HI220: Health Information Law and Ethics

HI220: Health Information Law and Ethics - 4 Hours

This course is designed to provide legal and ethical information for students entering health information management careers. Legal topics include the legislative process; reimbursement and reporting requirements, and current laws, policies and requirements regarding the collection, documentation and maintenance of health information in a variety of healthcare venues. Students will also study ethical issues related to the health information field such as living wills, advanced directives, and confidentiality of patient information.