HIPPA Evaluation CheckPoint HCA230

HIPPA Evaluation CheckPoint HCA230 - The three cons I find...

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The three cons I find in the HIPPA act are as follows: 1) That physicians can release our medical records to insurance companies without our consent. As a lawyer is the article stated that this is a violation of our Fourth and Fifth Amendment. The government has access to our medical record and we do not have to give consent at all. 2) The HIPPA act cost hospitals’ millions of dollars to get their network up to standards when it is not mandatory. This means hospitals are spending money that could be going to repairs or updating other equipment in the hospital or possibly even more staffing. 3) HIPPA privacy includes more paperwork and claim denials because the system has not been perfect and physicians are scared that they will divulge information that is private and their approach to patients lack and cause isolation from their friend and family. The pros to HIPPA are as follow 1) Medical records are done electronically which allows
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  • Spring '10
  • Miller
  • Physician, HIPPA act cost

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