HIPPO Violations - page 2

i just saw an article on foxnews.com, and right down at the bottom, it mentioned that something was blah blah required by law...due to it being a hippa requirement. ugh. can't blame them, though, when even registered nurses on... Read More

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    Quote from NRSKarenRN
    Having saved my homecare employer $20,000 performing HIPAA assessment of agency processes, I perfected it's spelling typing acronym 500 + times.

    But apparently, not your use of apostrophes. :P
    GrnTea, sharonp30, T-Bird78, and 3 others like this.

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    Yep, love it when the big wigs mispell it and then look at me like I am wrong trying to explain their mistake!
    Bortaz, RN likes this.
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    Administrators and educators who do that make me feel unsettled. One of those things that just shouldn't happen, along with calling a cap a "hat". ﹌﹌shudder﹌
    amoLucia and Esme12 like this.
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    In the years I've been out of healthcare, I've been working as a freelance web designer. One of my clients sells HIS, EMR/EHR, and other medical software. One add on they offer is HIPAA training for hospitals and clinics. Imagine my surprise when the copy they send me for use on content pages says HIPPA Every. Single. Time.

    Call me crazy, but when you are positioning yourselves as "experts" on the topic, you should maybe spell it correctly!! Grrr
    GrnTea, sharonp30, wooh, and 3 others like this.
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    If someone could identify a point of "Accountability", I might be bothered. It has made nothing "Portable", nor is there, "Accountability". Call it Viagra For Corporate Healthcare Attorneys, and I'll ride the bandwagon...
    sharonp30 and Esme12 like this.
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    I was looking through the online P&P folders on my hospital's intranet last night, and there it was: The HIPPA folder.

    Frowny face.
    PacoUSA, nursel56, KelRN215, and 1 other like this.
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    And here I was, sucked into this thread because I was wondering who was insane enough to violate Hippos!!! Then again, after reading about the HIPAA (and noting how many people have misspelled that over the years), maybe I have concluded that someone's hippo needed to be gored?
    sharonp30 and nursel56 like this.
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    Quote from Rob72
    If someone could identify a point of "Accountability", I might be bothered. It has made nothing "Portable", nor is there, "Accountability". Call it Viagra For Corporate Healthcare Attorneys, and I'll ride the bandwagon...
    The PORTABLE part is requiring COBRA insurance to be offered when you leave your employer. HIPAA covers a pretty wide range when you look at all of it.
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    It really didn't help when the clinic I was attending had a big poster expousing to get ready for the institution of "HIPPA" complete with dancing hippo. I bet they never get it right there.
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    Many many moons ago, I was taught it was HIPPA...the acronym for:
    Health Insurance Portability and Privacy Act. Thus, the 2 p's in HIPPA.

    Just a few short yrs. later (& after having this permanently memorized)...the acronym changed to HIPAA for: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

    ARGGGHHH!!! It took me awhile to forget that first acronym.
    Maybe that's why there's still some confusion?!


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