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HIPAA and the Right of Access: A Q&A for Covered Entities

February 9, 2023

Under the HIPAA “Right of Access” provision, entities that are subject to HIPAA are required to provide patients with access to their health information upon request, in a timely manner, and at a reasonable cost. Failure to meet these requirements … Read more

Should a Local Government Be a HIPAA Hybrid Entity?

April 28, 2015

The federal HIPAA regulations apply directly to certain types of entities and individuals, referred to as “covered entities” and “business associates.” These regulations govern standardization of electronic healthcare transactions and identifiers, as well as the privacy and security of health … Read more