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HIPAA: Take A Cue From OCR On Handling Opioid Addiction Info-Sharing For Patients

- Published on Thu, Dec 28, 2017
'Crisis situations' can preclude HIPAA violations, HHS suggests. Not sure what your agency needs to do regarding information-sharing when opioid abuse is impacting one of your patients? A new update from HHS can help guide you. Background: About 140 individuals die daily of drug overdoses in the United States, and of that large amount, around 91 are attributed to opioid [...]

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