TITLE

HIPAA: Impact on Clinical Practices

AUTHOR(S)
Horner, Jennifer; Wheeler, Michael
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
ASHA Leader;9/6/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information for clinicians about the Privacy Rule requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Details on the standards to protect the privacy of individually identifiable health information; Significance of the Privacy Rule to balance patient's desire for medical privacy with the legitimate needs of healthcare providers; Ways to prevent covered health care providers from using or disclosing health information without patients' authorization. INSET: HIPAA: Practical Tips.
ACCESSION #
18189876

 

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