The Health Insurance Portability Act Of 1996 ( Hippa )

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The beliefs of the patient’s bill of rights and how they are mirrored in policy and practice: Part of the nursing philosophy indicates the professional nursing practice supports autonomy, encourages collaboration, demands accountability, and enables participation in decision making (Goebel, 2016). These ideas empower the patient to be knowledgeable about their health care and with knowledge comes power in decision making. Also the first line in the values statement support people above all, which includes treating patients with compassion, dignity and respect (BMC, 2015). Even though Banner does not publicly display the patient bill of rights on their web site, there is a patient privacy page that addresses the Health Insurance Portability Act of 1996 (HIPPA). Finally, in the values statement of the Banner organization people above all are listed first and that means to treat with compassion, dignity and respect (BMC, 2016). The beliefs of the patient’s bill of rights and how they are mirrored in policy and practice: The idea of the patient’s bill of rights mirroring care provided in the framework of policy and practice is evident in the collaborative partnerships among health care providers, patients and families (Vammer, 2016). Found in the code of Ethics page, there is a short list of some of the patient’s bill of rights. Some of those rights outlined that are consistent with UC Health’s philosophy are: the right to spiritual care and privacy (UC Health, 2014b).
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