§ 135D.1 Short title
§ 135D.2 Definitions
§ 135D.3 Iowa health information network — findings and intent.
§ 135D.4 Iowa health information network — principles — technical infrastructure requirements.
§ 135D.5 Designated entity — administration and governance.
§ 135D.6 Board of directors — composition — duties.
§ 135D.7 Legal and policy — liability — confidentiality.

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 135D

  • board: means the entity that governs and administers the Iowa health information network. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Care coordination: means the management of all aspects of a patient's care to improve health care quality. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Department: means the department of public health. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Designated entity: means the nonprofit corporation designated by the department through a competitive process as the entity responsible for administering and governing the Iowa health information network. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Exchange: means the authorized electronic sharing of health information between health care professionals, payors, consumers, public health agencies, the designated entity, the department, and other authorized participants utilizing the Iowa health information network and Iowa health information network services. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Health care professional: means a person who is licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by the law of this state to administer health care in the ordinary course of business or in the practice of a profession. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Health information: means health information as defined in 45 C. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Health information technology: means the application of information processing, involving both computer hardware and software, that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health care information, data, and knowledge for communication, decision making, quality, safety, and efficiency of clinical practice, and may include but is not limited to:
  • HIPAA: means the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Interoperability: means the ability of two or more systems or components to exchange information or data in an accurate, effective, secure, and consistent manner and to use the information or data that has been exchanged and includes but is not limited to:
  • Iowa Medicaid enterprise: means the centralized medical assistance program infrastructure, based on a business enterprise model, and designed to foster collaboration among all program stakeholders by focusing on quality, integrity, and consistency. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • network: means the statewide health information technology network that is the sole statewide network for Iowa pursuant to this chapter. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Participant: means an authorized health care professional, payor, patient, health care organization, public health agency, or the department that has agreed to authorize, submit, access, or disclose health information through the Iowa health information network in accordance with this chapter and all applicable laws, rules, agreements, policies, and standards. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Patient: means a person who has received or is receiving health services from a health care professional. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Protected health information: means protected health information as defined in 45 C. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Public health activities: means actions taken by a participant in its capacity as a public health authority under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or as required or permitted by other federal or state law. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Record locator service: means the functionality of the Iowa health information network that queries data sources to locate and identify potential patient records. See Iowa Code 135D.2
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1