Explain how using EDI facilitates electronic transactions. Explain how HIPAA has changed how health care information is transmitted in EDI. Describe the relationship between Electronic Health Records, reimbursement, HIPAA, and EDI transactions.

Imagine you are the office manager at a small doctor’s office. As the office manager, you are in charge of educating all new employees.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word reference guide describing electronic data interchange (EDI).

Your reference guide should:

  • Define EDI.
  • Explain how using EDI facilitates electronic transactions.
  • Explain how HIPAA has changed how health care information is transmitted in EDI.
  • Describe the relationship between Electronic Health Records, reimbursement, HIPAA, and EDI transactions.

Cite a minimum of two outside sources according to APA guidelines. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources, access the Reference and Citation Generator in the Center for Writing Excellence.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

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If you need a review of study design components, view the resources below.

Review the Key Elements page of the Research Methods Knowledge Base website at Social Research Methods – Knowledge Base – Key Elements

 

Social Research       Methods – Knowledge Base – Key Elements

Key Elements of a Research Proposal

Background / purpose / rationale of the study

Literature review

Hypothesis/key questions

Research objectives

Research methods

  • Study      design
  • Statistical      bias
  • Procedures/timeline
    • Specific       steps to be taken to complete the study
    • Instruments/data       collection methods
    • Outcomes
  • Proposed      data analysis plan
    • Statistical       analyses planned
    • Power       analysis if appropriate
  • Data      safety monitoring if appropriate

Study participants

  • Description      of participates
  • Recruitment      of participates
  • Confidentiality/human      subject’s protection/legal-ethical issues (if appropriate)
  • Sampling      / rationale
    • Inclusion/exclusion       criteria
    • Number       of subjects

Statistical Analysis (only if applicable)

Anticipated Results and Potential Pitfalls

Implications for Practice

Adapted from “Key Elements of a Social Science Research Proposal: Statement of Research Plan” by the Office of Research at Northwestern University at www.research.northwestern.edu