What is the test to find out if an entity or person constitutes a “covered entity” or person under HIPPA?

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1. What is HIPPA?

2. Who and what does HIPPA cover?

3. Can schools be considered providers under HIPPA?

4. What is the test to find out if an entity or person constitutes a “covered entity” or person under HIPPA?

5. Ms. Johnson is a school nurse at Watson High school. She does hearing tests regularly and transmits her data by e-mail to the Superintent’s office where the data is stored. Watson School District occasionally bills Medicaid in situations where they give children additional speech, OT, or PT services – Ms. Johnson does not bill Medicaid or perform speech, OT or PT services. Would Ms. Johnson be covered by HIPPA?

6. What was the issue and finding in the case Pierce v. Society of Sisters?

7. What was the issue and finding of Edwards v. Aguillard?

8. What is FERPA?

9. Who and what does FERPA cover?

10. Provide an example of a FERPA violation.

11. What are the penalties for FERPA violations?

12. What was the finding and conclusion in the case of Owasson Ind. Sc. Dist. v. Falvo discussed in your textbook?