[ Tuesday, April 30, 2013 ]
OCR Helps Consumers Understand HIPAA:
Jeff [10:23 PM]
OCR has posted a series of factsheets
, in different languages, to help consumers understand their rights under HIPAA. These are complimented by a series of YouTube videos
for consumers (one of which is targeted at providers
and describes how to establish basic safeguards). It's pretty perfunctory, but is a good starting point for "civilians" to get a rudimentary understanding of how HIPAA affects them and what it can do for them.
OCR has also published a series of MedScape CME modules for physicians on HIPAA, here
(you gotta sign up for MedScape, but you get CME credit, so it's probably worth it.
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