How do health care policies become laws?

Answer All proposed policies that become law do so in a very similar way. A proposed policy on health care can begin in either chamber of ongress, the House of Representatives or the Senate. Ultimately,... Read More »

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Describe how policies and procedures promote health and safety in the health and social care workplace?

Health Care Provider Laws?

Many laws exist that health care providers must abide by and many of these laws deal with the patient-physician relationship. As a medical provider you have an ethical obligation to your patients a... Read More »

How do HIPAA laws affect technology in health care?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covers issues like the privacy and security of electronic patient health information. The Security Rule of HIPAA's Title II addresses... Read More »

National Laws on Free Access to Emergency Health Care?

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act passed in 1986 to ensure access to emergency health care regardless of ability to pay. The law sets out the conditions under which emergency tre... Read More »