Yes, appointment reminders are considered part of treatment of an [...]
The HIPAA Privacy Rule permits physicians to disclose protected health [...]
My state law says I may provide information regarding an injured workers’ previous condition, which is not directly related to the claim for compensation, to an employer or insurer if I obtain the workers’ written release. Am I permitted to make this disclosure under the HIPAA Privacy Rule?
A covered entity may disclose protected health information where the [...]
My state law says I may disclose records, relating to the treatment I provided to an injured worker, to a workers’ compensation insurer for purposes of determining the amount of or entitlement to payment under the workers’ compensation system. Am I allowed to share this information under the HIPAA Privacy Rule?
Yes. A covered entity is permitted to disclose an individual’s [...]
Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule permit a health care provider to disclose an injured or ill worker’s protected health information without his or her authorization when requested for purposes of adjudicating the individual’s workers’ compensation claim?
Covered entities are permitted to disclose protected health information for [...]
May a Medicaid state agency and a Medicare Advantage plan share protected health information to identify dually eligible enrollees?
Yes. The HIPAA Privacy Rule permits a covered entity to [...]
Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule permit a doctor, laboratory, or other health care provider to share patient health information for treatment purposes by fax, email, or over the phone?
Yes. The Privacy Rule allows covered health care providers to [...]
Does the Privacy Rule permit state Medicaid agencies to disclose protected health information to pharmaceutical manufacturers and third party data vendors for purposes of validating claims under the Medicaid Drug Rebate program?
Yes. The Privacy Rule permits State Medicaid agencies to disclose [...]
Does the Privacy Rule permit health plans to disclose protected health information to pharmaceutical manufacturers for the adjudication of drug rebate contracts?
Yes. The Privacy Rule permits a health plan to disclose [...]
How does the HIPAA Privacy Rule apply to professional liability insurance? Specifically, how can professional liability insurers continue to arrange for and maintain medical liability insurance for health care providers covered by the Rule?
The Privacy Rule permits a covered health care provider to [...]