TITLE

Tread carefully when police ask for patient info

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that health care providers must carefully respond to local police's patient information request by considering the situation and the information allowed to be disclosed under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
ACCESSION #
49241313

 

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