HIPPA has changed the landscape of medical insurance law in this country.
Please respond to all of the following prompts:
- What is protected health information (PHI) under HIPPA?
- What is de-identified PHI? To whom can such information be disclosed?
- To whom does HIPPA apply? Does it protect you as a student?
- Do you believe HIPPA is necessary in our society? If so, why? If not, why not?
- What is the overall public policy/purpose of HIPPA?
- Do you think most people read all of the HIPPA disclosures when receiving medical attention?