HIPAA Rules In A Crisis - Ep 60
As always, during times of crisis and chaos things do become confused and incorrect statements are made. It is a normal occurrence in troubling situations. But, we need to address it specifically to clear up a few points.
- There was no 'special waiver from the White House'. There was no need for one at all.
- People, even in a crisis, should not be invoking HIPAA over caring for the patient properly.
- The hospitals talked about implementing their crisis plan - why wasn't HIPAA addressed in the plan. It should be!
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