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Case Study:A patient has just left the office after having an outpatient surgery procedure. As you get ready to putaway the patient’s file, you realize that the patient has forgotten to take his prescriptions and after-careinstruction sheet home with him. It is vital for proper healing and recovery for the patient to have thesedocuments.You know you will have to contact this patient so you look inside for his contact andinformation signed HIPAA Release of Information form.1. Under HIPAA, are you legally allowed to view this patient’s medical information/ Why or why not?2. In this case, how would you be able to correct your error and provide the missing documents andinstructions to the patient while still protecting patient confidentiality under HIPAA?3. List 3 ways patient confidentiality is maintained in the reception/waiting area os a medical office.4. A breach of confidentiality can result in what consequences for a healthcare professional?5. Identify and explain two exceptions to confidentiality in healthcare settings.
After looking at the Release of Information form, Iwould make a call to the patient’sphone number ifdoes not have one to see whothe information could be released to.How are you going to verify whoyou are talking to? What would you tell a person thatis not listed on the release of information form?Ifto.Atso
If a healthcare professional breaches the confidentiality act, t. There will be an investigation,Iif foundguilty, y. You would face civil penalties,

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