Exploring HIPPA

Instructions: Explore the US Department of Health and Human Services website to read about HIPAA, Privacy Rule, and Security Rule. 
In a two-three page summary, double-spaced, write an informative report detailing the following items:

The purpose of HIPAA and when it was implemented. 
Describe the government agency responsible for administering HIPAA.
Define the Privacy and Security Rules and entities that must abide. 
Outline steps for reporting breaches and any applicable fines.
Explain individuals rights pertaining to the Privacy Rule.
Lastly describe why the HIM Professional must be knowledgeable of HIPAA, Privacy, and Security Rules during their professional practice.
Cite your resources in-text and include a reference page following APA format.