HIPPO Violations - page 2
by Bortaz, RN
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
- 6May 13, '12 by destovaIn 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
- 2Nov 27, '12 by akulahawkRNAnd 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?
- 1Nov 28, '12 by T-Bird78Quote from Rob72The 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.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...
- 0Dec 4, '12 by mizfraddMany 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?!