Tag Archives: Regulation

How Much Should Record Access Cost?: Debating HIPAA Access Rule for Entities

How much should access to a medical record cost? It is a thorny and complicated question since access comes in many forms. For instance, is an individual requesting a copy of their record for personal use, or to send to … Continue reading

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I Spy, A HIPAA Breach?: Video Recording in Healthcare

Video recording has been as simple as turning on a smartphone and videos appear on the internet all of the time. Police body cameras are another growing area where a video is taken every day and in all sorts of … Continue reading

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Communication Breakdown: Fax Failure

Healthcare entities have received another warning from the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) concerning yet another aspect of HIPAA compliance. OCR’s settlement with St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (“St. Luke’s”) focuses on controlling when and how PHI is released. St.Luke’s disclosure of … Continue reading

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