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February 2013

 
 

Breaking Down the HIPAA Rule Changes: Part 5 of 5

Changes to Patients' Rights Under the Final Rule

 

The final HIPAA omnibus rule published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2013, (the Final Rule) expands certain individual rights, including the right to access protected health information (PHI) maintained electronically and the right to restrict disclosures to health plans when paying out of pocket. This e-alert discusses these changes in more detail and provides some guidance to Covered Entities on how to implement these changes by September 23 – the required compliance date.

I.

Right to Access Protected Health Information

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II.

Restrictions on Health Plan Disclosures

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III.

Guidance on How to Comply With the Expanded Patient Rights

  1. Evaluate Electronic Systems

  2. Revise Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)

  3. Review and Revise Policies and Procedures

  4. Train Workforce Members

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SAVE THE DATE: Due to a conflict, we have rescheduled the date of our webinar on the Final Rule to February 27, 2013 (12-1 p.m. CST) . We will be sending the invitation soon.

 

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