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2. In this case, how would you be able to correct your error and provide the missingdocuments and instructions to the patient while still protecting patient confidentialityunder HIPAA? I would report the error to the attending physician, then contact the patientdirectly and inform them of the mistake. Informing them of their options of coming topick of the information personally, or having it mailed.3. List 3 ways patient confidentiality is maintained in the reception/waiting area of amedical office. Three ways confidentiality is maintained include only using first namewhen called upon, never keeping the patient records in view of others, and do not discuss anypersonal information in the waiting area.4. A breach of confidentiality can result in what consequences for a health care
CONFIDENTIALITY3professional? A breach of the duty of confidentiality can have several consequences. Itmay lead to a disciplinary action by the employer against the employee who made the disclosure.
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Physician,electronic medical record,Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act