HCR 210 Week 8 Releasing Protected Health Information
Resource: Ch. 9 of Essentials of Health Information Management
Explain, using 700 to1,050 words, when covered entities may release protected health information only with a patient’s consent and when they may release it without consent, for each category:
- Legal agencies or representatives
Discuss the principles that permit disclosure of protected health information without a patient’s consent, and state whether or not you feel privacy safeguards are adequate to support those principles.
Include at least two outside references.
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.