CHAPTER 1

Healthcare Industry

This chapter covers Domain 1, “Healthcare Industry,” of the HCISPP certification. After you read and study this chapter, you should be able to:

•   Understand the general organization of the United States healthcare system as well as select international healthcare delivery systems.

•   Recognize the roles that make up the healthcare delivery system and how these interact with the information security professional.

•   Understand the systems and taxonomies used to provide coding of healthcare information and to facilitate exchange of information in patient care delivery and payment.

•   Be aware of the financial components of delivering and sustaining healthcare operations.

•   Comprehend privacy and security aspects ...

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