The HIPAA Privacy Rule – What is Often Confusing About Some of the Requirements?

by Bevon Findley (SU)
A great deal of attention is given to protecting electronic health records. The HIPAA Security Rule defines all the administrative, technical and physical safeguards that must be in place in order to be compliant. But, what about paper documents containing protected health information (PHI), required verbal conversations that need to take place in a healthcare practice and marketing?