HIPAA

HIPAA Act Horror Story

Posted on: March 7th, 2007
Why make sure you and your loved have signed authorizations allowing family members access to medical records? ...

Everyone Needs a HIPAA Authorization

Posted on: February 8th, 2007
In 2003 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). Under HIPAA, medical providers can face sanctions and monetary fines for unauthorized release of “Protected Health Information”. ...
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