Unformatted text preview: major pro is that HIPAA sets boundaries and gives every individual more control over their information and medical history. There is a negative side to HIPAA It has affected business financially it has increased the cost and caused more paperwork. There is an increase in cost because they have to monitor, implement and develop compliance associated with HIPPA. The EMR access is not always private because physicians may access the information from anywhere even mobile devices. I do believe that HIPAA is a good thing the changes I see that would benefit everyone is helping individuals understand HIPAA so that they truly know their rights. People rarely read that whole paper so there should more things geared towards educating consumers....
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- Fall '02
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, CheckPoint HIPAA Evaluation