Three ways providers get HIPAA right of access wrong

Three ways providers get HIPAA right of access wrong

On another front, some entities also struggle with digital signature, she said.How do I know the patient has actually signed this request form when it is done digitally? McGraw asked. That I think is an open question that can be difficult to solve. But nevertheless, you have to have a way for people to be able to remotely request their information, because you cant require an in-person visit. The guidance makes this very clear.And finally, some covered entities still require patients to come in person to make a records request, she said. Even though guidance makes clear that an entity cannot require an individual to make a separate trip to the office to request access, she said

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