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Practice Management Alert

Reader Question:
Know These Situations Where HIPAA May Be Waived

Question: With hurricane season approaching, I want to bone up on the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how it applies during disasters. What information can I give about my patients in which circumstances without violating the privacy rule? Florida Subscriber Answer: Know these four situations where sharing patient information is OK during a disaster, according to the U.S. Department [...]