Describe in detail two specific legal obligations, required by the federal and or state law, that a health care organization owes to its patients.
From the list below, choose one topic and identify two specific legal obligations that a specific health service organization has to its patients and then write a paper discussing all the areas listed in the outline following this subject list. Include a cover page and a list of references at the end of the paper. Paper will be double spaced and be approximately 4-5 pages in 12 point New Times Roman font.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
Elder abuse Mandatory Reporting
Child abuse Mandatory Reporting
HIV Mandatory Reporting
The False Claims Act- the civil penalties
TB Mandatory Reporting
Proper treatment of environmental hazards.
Medical error-Critical Incident
False credentials of health care personnel
Medical Charting violations
Violation of HIPAA – confidentiality
Failure to treat patients in a timely manner
Failure to maintain required Staffing ratios
Patient Choice and treatment consent
Note: Outline: Must use the underlined headings from the outline below in your paper and the paper must be in narrative form not outline or bullet format. 5% penalty deducted from paper if underlined headings not used in your paper.
1. Official Title of the Law or Laws:
State the official title of the federal and/or state law, the statute and section number. Must be either a federal statute or state statute and you must cite both if applicable. Thus if there is both a federal and state law that covers your subject picked then you must cite both. Do not assume that there is just a federal and or state law. In most cases there is both a federal and state law. You must use the laws cited in this section throughout the rest of the paper.