Three ways providers get HIPAA right of access wrong

Healthcare IT News: The HIPAA Privacy Rule Right of Individual Access guarantees that patients can get copies, physical or digital, of their healthcare records from their providers. Simple as that.

But then again, it’s not as simple as it might first sound. Many provider organizations misinterpret this area of HIPAA law. One mistake can lead a hospital, health system or group practice into noncompliance with HIPAA – the consequences of which can include substantial fines.

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