DISPOSING 2 OF PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON ACC ON JUNE 18TH, 2015

As an in-house counsel, I am used to random questions. A recent one was: What do I do with my garbage? It did not deal with toxic, hazardous waste or old financial records. It concerned third party personal health records maintained on a computer. Oh boy.

HIPAA imposes standards regarding the privacy and security of protected health information that is transmitted or maintained in electronic, written or oral form….

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