Under HIPAA patients are provided more control over their own health information.
"HIPAA: Heath Information Protected Actively Always."
What are a patient's rights under HIPAA?
Under HIPAA patients have a right to....
Request an accounting of any PHI disclosures
Request an amendment to their medical record
Request communication by alternative means
What is a Notice of Privacy Practices?
A Notice of Practices is a notification from providers that provides patients with a clear, user friendly explanation of individuals rights with respect to their personal health information.
...Right to complain about Privacy Right Violations
have access to their medical records
recieve a notice of privacy practices
request restrictions on who accesses their PHI