Sure, you have annual staff-training sessions regarding HIPAA compliance. But what happens when a policing authority is in your lobby asking for access to patient records? You need to know how to react in these infrequent, but highly stressful situations.
Anyone who has to comply with HIPPA, especially physicians and practice administrators.
This quick links guide provides you with direct links to information and agencies that will help medical practices address HIPAA-related questions as they arise.
There are times that you need authoritative guidance and you need it fast. This guidance may or may not be detailed in current policies at times when you have to act fast.
Author(s): Marilyn D. Kitchens, Healthcare Services Team Leader