[ Wednesday, December 28, 2011 ]
Nothing to See Here: Here's a story
about nothing: customers of small pharmacies complain of privacy violations when the pharmacies are sold to Walgreens and their records are sent there. Isn't that a HIPAA violation? No, it's not. It is definitely part of "healthcare operations" to transfer records to a successor provider, which is the case here. If you don't want Walgreens to have your records, ask them to transfer your records to a new pharmacy.
Jeff [10:28 AM]
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