OR PHONE (866) 635-1838 for Bankruptcy Help, (866) 635-6190 for Divorce,
(866) 635-2689 for Personal Injury or (866) 635-9402 for Criminal Defense
By Jeffery P. Drummond
HIPAA and FERPA: One of the interesting boundaries of HIPAA is FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. HIPAA obviously restricts the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information or PHI, which is broadly described as any information about past, present or future health or medical conditions or the payment therefor. A few limits are built into the definition of HIPAA, though.
Search Blog Directory:
HIPAA ANOTHER CASE OF POWERFUL RIGHTS AND WIMPY REMEDIES
In a world seemingly dominated by all-encompassing HIPAA protections (i.e. the dozens of forms you are asked to sign when treated in the hospital) and daunting HIPAA fears (i.e...
Publications #2: Executive Report on FERPA Requirements
Special Executive Report FERPA and Student Privacy: What Educators Need to Know Educators are often confused and flustered about the rights of students and demands of parents under state and federal privacy laws...
David Harlow quoted in Radiology Today on HIPAA compliance reviews
I spoke last month with Radiology Today on the question of HIPAA compliance, in light of increased, or at least more public, enforcement. HIPAA security compliance audits are underway, and providers need to be aware of what to expect...
HIPAA Audits Will Increase in 2008
In 2008, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it entered into a contract with a PricewaterhouseCoopers to audit covered entities and ensure compliance with the HIPAA security standards...
The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974: Recommendations for Realigning Educational Privacy with Congress Original Intent
Primarily, this Note will suggest amending FERPA's definition of education records to make more certain what types of information FERPA protects. Secondarily, this Note will suggest reformations to allow individuals to file lawsuits against educational institutions for FERPA violations.
Help Me Understand HIPAA!
Search Blog Directory:
It's been years since HIPAA became a household term. Yet, there continues to be a significant amount of confusion about when it applies, what types of uses and disclosures of PHI are permitted, and if individuals can sue someone for a HIPAA violation...