Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:

  • Identify significant standards for healthcare documentation.
  • Understand important factors involved in regulations pertaining to paper and electronic health records.

Course outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
HS410-4: Compare standards and regulations for healthcare documentation.
Your boss is the Director of Medical Records at a large academic medical center. He is finding it difficult to monitor the ongoing legislative and policy changes related to Health Information Management. He has asked that you do the following:

  1. Visit the website http://www.ahima.org/about/advocacy/efforts
  2. Prepare a one-to-two page report highlighting the two most important items your boss should be aware of.
  3. Recommend a course of action for each.