Celebrity HIPAA – good example of what not to do

Click here to view an article about a HIPAA violation related to celebrity Kim Kardashian. This is a perfect example of what curious healthcare workers should not do.

There are only 3 valid reasons for accessing protected health information:
1. Direct patient care
2. Billing
3. Administrative reasons (audits, quality assurance, medical record requests, etc.)

FYI – Curiosity is not an administrative reason!

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