How has HIPPA affected your job? - page 2
With the official enactment of HIPPA regualtions, how has this affected your work in telephone triage, physician referral, & nurse advice? It's been interesting, to say the least, to make the... Read More
Dec 13, '08Yes, it's a really old thread, and it's HIPAA, people, not HIPPA.
Many people over-interpret HIPAA. It really should not affect our jobs very much.
Dec 18, '08Okay, I misspelled it. Shoot me.:chuckle I wish it was the worst mistake I'd made since 2003!
Jan 15, '09[quote=Amethyst Veralyn;3308942]I have just recently been told that if I work one on one
with a patient in a facility that I can not make a report about the patient to the staff members.
I can only report to my agency supervisor
and no one else, not even the facility nurse who does their meds.
This does not make any sense because the med nurse and some aides always come
in the room to discuss the patient and they expect good communication from me.
They can not give the patient proper care if I can't tell then anything.