HIPAA Privacy Rule

Permitted Use/Disclosure of PHI for Incidental Use, Public Benefit and Research (Without Authorization)

Incidental Use

Permitted Use/Disclosure of PHI for Medical Treatment, Paying Bills, Healthcare Operations (Without Authorization)

Medical Treatment — the covered entity is entitled for using/disclosing PHI for treatment that is being conducted at his own establishment, the related payments and other complementar

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Understanding Permitted Use & Disclosure of PHI

The HIPAA Privacy Rule lays special emphasis on clearly defining and clarifying the various circumstances under which an individual’s Personal Health Information can be shared or disclosed by a covere

A Comparative Overview of Medical Record Shredding (PHI) Disposal

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 or the HIPAA has set the benchmarks concerning the proper disposal of medical records that have become redundant for a medical facility in t

Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (or HIPAA) was introduced by the federal government for ensuring greater protection of Personal Health Information (PHI).

HIPAA Privacy Rule — What Information is Protected?

PHI or Protected Health Information is called Individually Identifiable Health Information under HIPAA Privacy Rule.

HIPAA Privacy Rule — Statutory and Regulatory Background

It was the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information that took the initiative of establishing critical guidelines and parameters for maintaining the sanctity of an individu

The HITECH ACT & HIPAA Compliance Regulations

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or the ARRA contains specific incentives that are provided to healthcare professionals/facilities that adopt any of the healthcare information techno

HIPAA Covered Entity & HIPAA Business Associate

HIPAA Covered Entity & HIPAA Business Associate