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Unformatted text preview: to ensure they are constantly protecting employee rights. Employers must follow detailed rules about the internal disclosure of employee health information from the group health plan, be updated and implementing new federal rules about employee rights. Employers are also responsible for implementing other administrative requirements such as written policies, workforce training, designation of privacy officials, distribution of privacy practices and compliance with rules for electronic transactions. I do believe that protection for employees justify the burdens placed on the employer. The employees have the right to protecting their information from unscrupulous marketing or intrusion. The employers are also employees as well and should appreciate their own privacy within the scope of HIPAA....
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- Spring '09