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How does hipaa lead to protecting health information?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Complex topic
This pdf details privacy rights with your medical/ personal information: http://www.
hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/consumer_rights.pdf

In brief: Complex topic
This pdf details privacy rights with your medical/ personal information: http://www.
hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/consumer_rights.pdf
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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