Feds Want Access to Everyone’s Medical Records for Security Purposes

How many times have you had to sign a HIPAA privacy form when seeing your doctor, dentist, chiropractor or any other medical professional? When you sign the form, are you aware of what it means and who, if anyone will have access to your medical records? Do you even know what the HIPAA Privacy Rule is? According to the US. Department of Health and Human Services website: “Understanding Health Information Privacy” “The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individually identifiable Read more […]

Man Charged With Violating HIPAA Laws for Filming Police on Public Street

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is a federal law designed for how health care providers handle a person’s personal health information. However, in Little Canada, Minnesota, a quaint little suburb of about 10,000 just 7 miles due north of St. Paul, sheriff’s deputies have issued a citation to Andrew Henderson for violating the HIPAA laws while video recording them in action on a public street. The incident all started October 30 of last year when Henderson happened Read more […]