They have the right to request their medical records whenever they like.
Security of patient health information and its privacy is a top priority for patients and their families, health care providers and professionals, and the government. Federal laws require many of the key persons and organizations that handle health information to have policies and security safeguards in place to protect your health information — whether it is stored on paper or electronically. We are HIPAA Compliant Certified and eminent as trusted reimbursement partners. We ensure your prosperity by band together with you to make customized services intended to meet your particular billing needs.
How to Explain HIPAA to Patient
They have the right to request you amend their medical records when appropriate.
They have the right to limit who has access to their personal health information.They have the right to limit who has access to their personal health information.
They have to right to choose how healthcare providers communicate with them.
They also have the right to complain about the unauthorized disclosure of their PHI.
Unless the patient has suffered a physical or financial harm due to the unauthorized disclosure of their PHI, they will not be able to bring a civil action against the negligent party. However, Covered Entities and Business Associates who violate HIPAA for personal gain, false pretenses or other personal gain will have criminal penalties imposed upon them by the Office for Civil Rights that could result in up to ten years´ imprisonment.