Releasing protected health information

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Releasing protected health information By Heather Lisowski
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Health care facilities should not have the right to go through patients files with out them knowing. When a patient finds out if a patients finds out they can file that facility to the health board and tell them what is going on. The only files they should be able to go through with out the patients knowing is if they are incarcerated because they have no right and they really can’t tell anyone or go to the health board. Government agencies have the right to go in and look at files because they normally want to see what is owed and due if they are trying to collect on the money that is owed. The government also has every right to look at files at people that work for the government. The government has more rights to look at files them most people because they need to also make sure that they say who they are is true and make sure that everything is correct. Legal agencies have some right in looking at files on someone going to court and
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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