Patient’s Guide to HIPAA Part II: The Seven Basic Patient Rights

Patient’s Guide to HIPPA Part II – Basic Patient Rights: (FAQ 13 – 53)

A. Right to a Notice of Privacy Practices (FAQ 13 – 17)
B. Right to Inspect and Copy Your Record (FAQ 18 – 24)
C. Right to Request Confidential Communications (FAQ 25 – 28)
D. Right to Request Amendment (FAQ 29 – 36)
E. Right to Receive an Accounting of Disclosures (FAQ 37 – 45)
F. Right to Complain to the Secretary of HHS (FAQ 46 – 50)
G. Right to Request Restrictions on Uses and Disclosures (FAQ 51 – 53)

Patient’s Guide to HIPAA – Basic Rights: B. Right to Inspect and Copy Your Record (FAQ 18 – 24)

FAQ 18: Why Both Inspect and Copy?
FAQ 19: Do I Want to See or Copy My Record?
FAQ 20: Which Records Can I Get and in What Formats?
FAQ 21: How Much Will It Cost For a Copy of My Medical Record?
FAQ 22: How Do I Make a Request for Access?
FAQ 23: What Records Should I Ask For? The Strategy of Asking for Records.
FAQ 24: Can a Covered Entity Withhold Any of My Medical Records?

Patient’s Guide to HIPAA – Basic Rights: C. Right to Request Confidential Communications (FAQ 25 – 28)

FAQ 25: What is the Right to Receive a Confidential Communication?
FAQ 26: How Do I Exercise the Right to Receive a Confidential Communication?
FAQ 27: Does the Right to Receive a Confidential Communication Apply to Health Plans?
FAQ 28: Are There Any Other Requirements for the Right to Receive a Confidential Communication?

Patient’s Guide to HIPAA – Basic Rights: D. Right to Request Amendment (FAQ 29 – 36)

FAQ 29: How Do I Make a Request for Amendment?
FAQ 30: Can I Ask that Incorrect Information be Removed From My File?
FAQ 31: What Other Limits Are There on the Right to Seek Amendment?
FAQ 32: Do I Have Greater Amendment Rights under State Laws, other Federal Laws, or Hospital Policies?
FAQ 33: What Happens When a Covered Entity Agrees to Make an Amendment?
FAQ 34 Can I Appeal if a Covered Entity Refuses to Make an Amendment?
FAQ 35: Are There Other Remedies if My Request for Amendment Is Denied?
FAQ 36: Can a Covered Entity Still Disclose The Information that I Disputed?