Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Patient Privacy: Follow HIPAA Requirements--Even in Emergencies


- Published on Mon, Jan 12, 2015
Know what information you can legally share, and who can receive it. Do you know your patients’ HIPAA privacy rights in emergency situations? How about your obligations to public health reporting? Here’s what you need to know so an emergency situation doesn’t become a HIPAA breach disaster. Citing the Ebola virus outbreak in the fall, the HHS Office for Civil [...]


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