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Pediatric Coding Alert

Patient Privacy:
Patient Satisfaction Survey Could Belie HIPAA Breach

Sometimes, just being associated with a certain practice is considered a breach. Sure, you know it’s against the HIPAA rules to leave a message with a patient’s boss about the patient’s lab results—but that’s just the tip of the privacy iceberg. In fact, when it comes to especially sensitive health data, simply disclosing that a person is associated with a [...]