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Medical Office Administration Diana Shannon Traci Whitmill May 7, 2016 Assignment - HIPPA Regulations in Oral and Written Communication The Privacy Rule permits, but does not require, providers to disclose information regarding the patient. Providers may also be subject to more stringent privacy standards under other laws, such state confidentiality laws. There are situations where a provider may need to inform family members regarding a patient’s situation. A doctor may need to let the police know they feel a patient may harm themselves or someone else. i There are many reasons to need to release a patient’s medical records. One of those may be for legal reasons. If a patient was in a car accident and the lawyer needed the information for the court
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  • Summer '16
  • Diana Shannon
  • Law, Physician, Want, Medical Office Administration

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