Did You Know?

Posted: December 14, 2016 by RISC in Education, HIPAA / HITECH Enforcement, Tip of the Week

The Privacy Rule does not require you to eliminate all incidental disclosures. The Privacy Rule recognizes that it is not practicable to eliminate all risk of incidental disclosures. In August 2002, specific modifications to the Rule were adopted to clarify that incidental disclosures do not violate the Privacy Rule when you have policies which reasonably safeguard and appropriately limit how protected health information is used and disclosed.

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