Understanding Release of Information in Long-Term Care Facilities
Author: Marsh, Carmilla
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: February 2002
Release of information is a perennial challenge for HIM professionals in all care settings. However, long-term care offers some special challenges, especially in the light of the HIPAA privacy rule published in December 2000 (with a compliance date of April 2003). This article reviews the basi....