A 35-year-old member asked:
will hipaa protect me with a pre-existing condition?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
It is supposed to: If you are asking that your medical information will be held confidentiality, than answer is yes.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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A 43-year-old member asked:
How does hipaa lead to protecting health information?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Maybe: Hipaa was designed to prevent unwarranted sharing of health information electronically. It rapidly expanded to absurd levels. It inhibits communication among doctors and restricts clinical research. It increases costs and annoyance. The government and insurance companies can trade this information without restriction. The whole thing needs revision.
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Last updated Sep 3, 2014
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