Seeking to answer consumer questions on how HIPAA works for them, the Journal speaks with an attorney to explore various issues, from accessing deceased records to processing fee payment.
While HIPAA has clear guidelines about who can and cannot receive information, it is not a one-size-fits-all regulation since it designates much of the decision making to the covered entity’s “professional judgement.”
What happens when a hospital allows a film crew unfettered access to its facilities… but doesn’t obtain permission from their patients?
NCVHS held a hearing Thursday, June 16 to help provide HHS with guidance on compliance with HIPAA’s “minimum necessary” standard.
New York Presbyterian Hospital was slapped with a $2.2 million fine for allowing a network reality show film the death of a trauma patient without seeking permission from the patient’s family.