HIPPA Privacy Rules In Healthcare

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As a result of HIPPA Privacy Rules the processes of the healthcare has changed. The HIPPA Privacy Rule may now supersede state laws. At first the Privacy Rule was only a federal floor or minimum of privacy requirements so it does not preempt or supersede, stricter state statues or other federal statues. The word stricter refers to state and federal statues that provide individuals with greater privacy protection and gives individuals greater rights with the respect to their personal health information. Another change as a result of HIPPA was that President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Revisions and provisions relating to deceased individuals health information; business associate requirements; the minimum necessary

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