For this assignment, write an essay that examines medical records and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Address the following in your essay:
What comprises a person’s medical record?
What is HIPAA?
What are the laws and regulations related to it?
Who covers it?
What is its purpose?
What are the exceptions (if any) and requirements?
Support your essay with a minimum of one reference. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion to your essay.
Your essay should be one page in length, not counting the title and reference pages.
Adhere to APA Style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed.