The HIPAA Paradox

 

 

“HIPAA is often described as a privacy rule. It is not. In fact, HIPAA is a disclosure regulation, and it has effectively dismantled the longstanding moral and legal tradition of patient confidentiality.”

. . .In effect, HIPAA functions as a Trojan horse in breaching the edifice of medical confidentiality: it erodes ethics and lulls doctors and patients into thinking they have privacy protections.”

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One response to “The HIPAA Paradox

  1. Crystal Poppell, new Outreach Coordinator for the Oklahoma Tenth Amendment Center and Amanda Teegarden, Executive Director for OK-SAFE.

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