Weekly Vocabulary Exercise:Health Care Reporting, Compliance, and Reform
Complete the worksheet according to the following guidelines:
In the space provided, write each term’s definition as used in health care. You must define the term in your own words; do not simply copy the definition from a textbook.
In the space provided after each term’s definition, provide an explanation that illustrates the importance of the skill, concept, procedure, organization, or tool the term refers to. In your explanation, you may wish to consider the following:
How has it influenced health care?
Why is it important to understand the appropriate application of the term or concept?
Note. You must define 25termsinvolved in health care reporting, compliance, and reform in this worksheet. Therefore, in addition to the terms already provided for you below, finish the additional spaces on the worksheet with terms from your reading or discussion you were not previously familiar with and had to research.
Submitted by: [Type your name here.]
Definition in your own words
Use the term in a sentence as it applies to the health care industry.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Institute of Medicine
Protected health information
Release of information
Affordable Care Act
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Preexisting medical condition