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Homework Help: hcr/220

Posted by brandi on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 12:31am.

Part One of Two:

Ø Resources: Appendix A, Appendix C, and Table 8.3 on pp. 258-259 of Medical Insurance

Ø Due Date: Day 7 [Assignments section] January 16, 2011

A 67-year-old Medicare patient presents to the office, exhibiting symptoms of HIV infection. After detailed examination, symptoms are determined to be advanced AIDS with manifestation of Kaposi’s sarcoma and other opportunistic infections. (CODE ONLY THE DIAGNOSIS CODE CATEGORIES, THERE SHOULD NOT BE 1 ICD-9 CODE)
Name: James Brown
Account Number: 080811
Insurer: Medicare
Policy Number: 1098765
ID number: 12345678910
DOB: 02/01/1940
Gender: Male
Insured: James Brown
Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Wash. D.C. 60000
Marital Status: Widowed
Patient’s Employer: Retired
Nature of Condition: HIV, AIDS, Kaposi’s sarcoma
Date of Illness: 06/01/2007
Referring Physician: Thomas Glassman, M.D.
Physician ID: 1080808080
Federal Tax ID: 5551116679
Dates of Service: 06/01/2007, 06/15/2007, 07/07/2007, 08/01/2007
Procedure: Detailed examination, screening blood panel, pathology services (DO NOT CODE)
Patient Signature

Include ICD (categories only), exclude CPT, HCPCS.

Ø If you believe there is insufficient information provided to fill a required field with data, indicate this by typing “N/A”.

Ø Post the completed CMS-1500 form as an attachment.

Part Two:

Ø Compose a 1,500- to 1,750-word essay discussing implications of both forms of the patient’s diseases (HIV and AIDS) from the perspective of HIPAA confidentiality. Include the following in your essay:

o Discuss why HIV and AIDS information is more sensitive than other types of health conditions.
o Examine the social, legal, and ethical ramifications of improper information disclosure.
o Provide a minimum of three references from the University Library or the Internet.
o Format your essay according to APA guidelines.

That is the assignment, my question is what exactly does part two mean? How am I suppose to write that, am I suppose to write the essay about the patient in part one or just those things in general if they happened to anyone?

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