Policies are an integral component of an employee handbook. This week for your project, you will need to create an employee policy relating to HIPAA to include in your employee handbook.
In a minimum of 2 pages please include the following:
- An office policy surrounding HIPAA and guidelines that employees must follow. Include in the office policy:
- Principles and ethical beliefs of the organization
- Why it’s important to follow HIPAA guidelines
- The role that HIPAA guidelines play in upholding your organization’s values, integrity, and ethical practices.
- Discuss how HIPAA policies may be received based on cultural differences.
- As you draft your policy, remember your audience. You should use a suitable tone and develop your content in a way that will speak to and connect with your employee audience.