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HIPAA Penalties for Exposing Information

HIPAA enforcement falls under the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Among its several objectives, it’s intent is to protect patients from the disclosure of their personal health information.  While the HHS Department may levy fines or penalties, you also have a right to file suit for the disclosure. HIPAA covers various … Continued

Breach Notification Rule

Unfortunately, a person’s private health information can be exposed.  This may constitute a HIPAA violation.  When a violation occurs, the entity exposing the confidential information can be required to comply with the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule.  This applies regardless of whether the unauthorized exposure was accidental or willfully done.  However, not every disclosure is a … Continued

What is HIPAA?

When you go to a hospital, medical clinic or doctor’s office, they ask you’re to sign several forms.  One of those forms is probably a HIPAA Release Form.  HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  The law seeks to establish privacy standards to protect a patient’s medical records and personal information about … Continued

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