Navigation Links
AMIA cites concerns about proposed HIPAA modifications
Date:9/28/2010

pulation that Covered Entities must permit the individual to restrict disclosure of any part or all health care items and services if the individual chooses to self-pay. AMIA expresses concern that adoption of this stipulation will foster negative policy implications to a legislatively-required restriction, encourage individuals to "buy privacy" by not using insurance, and create operational difficulties in trying to ensure that information systems can segregate and restrict data flow to payers.

AMIA does not believe it is possible to develop a system in which self-pay restrictions will flow to downstream providers accurately and consistently.

Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)

Position: AMIA opposes any new addition to privacy notice requirements due to the fact that NPPs are already exceedingly long and complicated, increases in NPPs will not serve a "pro-privacy" purpose to effectively convey information to the vast majority of patients and may decrease the likelihood that patients will read and understand their privacy options.

Individual Access to PHI

Position: AMIA supports a time requirement of less than 30 days for a patient to receive access to or copies of their individual electronic PHI. However, AMIA cautions HHS to adopt a timeline of reasonable length so as not to negatively affect or divert healthcare provider resources to address such requests.

Enforcement

Position: AMIA opposes adoption of the currently proposed framework for addressing complaints and assigning penalties for Privacy Rule violations without further discussion and definition by HHS of the terms "reputational harm" and "indications of non-compliance".

Privacy Rule Time Limits

Position: AMIA supports limiting application of the Privacy Rule to a period of 50 years after death, viewing this term as appropriate for not causing harm to decedents and allowing for the potential use of data
'/>"/>

Contact: Nancy Light
nlight@amia.org
301-657-5903
American Medical Informatics Association
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. IEEE-USA cites 5 engineering breakthroughs
2. Management of ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, and hepatorenal syndrome in cirrhosis
3. Potential CITES trade ban for rare salamander underscores wildlife e-commerce
4. Chinese medicine societies reject tiger bones ahead of CITES conference
5. Findings overturn old theory of phytoplankton growth, raise concerns for ocean productivity
6. Study raises new concerns about radiation and breast cancer
7. Engineers explore environmental concerns of nanotechnology
8. New, virulent strain of MRSA poses renewed antibiotic resistance concerns
9. Multiple health concerns surface as winter, vitamin D deficiences arrive
10. Behavior modification could ease concerns about nanoparticles
11. Amid rising concerns, 600 global biodiversity experts meet in Cape Town Oct. 13-16
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... that David L. Kaplan, Ph.D., will head the brand-new, ... as editor-in-chief. With the first issue slated for publication ... research in the rapidly burgeoning field of biomaterials, the ... with living or biological systems. , "This new journal ... the field of biomaterials over the past decade and ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Sciences Institute (SALSI), a joint venture between The University ... of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has ... The winners, Emily Boice from UTSA and Lei Huang ... their project titled, "Novel engineered ferritins for tracking and ... and Huang,s research is focused on finding a treatment ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... could be as simple as inserting a medicated, disappearing ... Washington bioengineers have discovered a potentially faster way to ... HIV. Their method spins the drug into silk-like fibers ... higher doses of the drug than possible with other ... could offer women a potentially more effective, discreet way ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering: Brand-new journal launches in 2015, names editor 2Dissolvable fabric loaded with medicine might offer faster protection against HIV 2Dissolvable fabric loaded with medicine might offer faster protection against HIV 3
... of human growth hormone (GH) by healthy elderly people found ... body composition but not in body weight or other clinically ... increased rates of unhealthy side effects such as soft tissue ... breast development. They were also somewhat more likely to ...
... to produce useful proteins could be an inexpensive ... the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) at ... seeds proteins that have a very strong resemblance ... antibody variants are just as active as the ...
... of Warwick reveals that a Nobel Prize brings more than ... two years to your life. , The research by Professor ... Matthew Rablen, (a former Warwick postgraduate researcher now a government ... and Immortality". , The researchers carried out their study ...
Cached Biology News:Growth hormone is not the anti-aging bullet for healthy adults 2Growth hormone is not the anti-aging bullet for healthy adults 3Producing medicines in plant seeds 2Producing medicines in plant seeds 3New research says winning a Nobel Prize adds nearly 2 years to your lifespan 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... SoundConnect , an award winning ... to announce the addition of Adobe Connects Learning ... tools to quickly deploy and manage online courses ... for desktop and mobile learning solutions. , Adobe ... online training solution, enabling organizations to deploy, measure, ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Sales Horizons, a ... its online sales training course – Mastering the ... sales performance. , Drawn from proven sales training programs ... Mastering the Complex Sale online sales training course is ... who has face-to-face contact with customers, like technical support, ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 30, 2014 W. R. Grace ... of the REVELERIS® Prep purification system , ... chromatographers, and other researchers to perform both flash ... unit. , With the REVELERIS® Prep purification system, ... chromatography modes with a simple touch of the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... -- The Chicago Bears are excited to announce the team,s ... an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through ... me™ skin cancer screenings at a preseason fan event ... SPOT me™ is an educational campaign designed to inform the ... skin cancer, and encourages people to get screened by ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SoundConnect Enhances Portfolio with Adobe Connect Learning Management System (LMS) 2Sales Horizons Offers Mastering the Complex Sale - a Comprehensive, Online Sales Skills Training Course 2Sales Horizons Offers Mastering the Complex Sale - a Comprehensive, Online Sales Skills Training Course 3Grace Launches New REVELERIS® Prep Purification System 2Chicago Bears Join the American Academy of Dermatology in Fight against Skin Cancer 2Chicago Bears Join the American Academy of Dermatology in Fight against Skin Cancer 3Chicago Bears Join the American Academy of Dermatology in Fight against Skin Cancer 4
... American Stock Exchange(R),(Amex(R)) today listed the common ... symbol RNN., Rexahn Pharmaceuticals is a ... discover, develop and commercialize,innovative treatments for cancer, ... unmet medical needs. Rexahn,s compounds are designed,to ...
... Judges for Nikon Small World, MELVILLE, N.Y., ... received a record number of entries for the ... by over 300,images. The oldest and most respected ... world,s best photomicrographers who create beautiful,imagery while showing ...
... Informed Medical Communications,(IMC), a leading provider of peer-to-peer ... appointment of Bert,Marchio to the position of Executive ... ), Marchio brings to IMC over 20 ... both the public and private sectors, with the ...
Cached Biology Technology:American Stock Exchange Lists the Common Stock of Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2Nikon Instruments Receives Record Number of Entries for Nikon Small World 2Informed Medical Communications Appoints New Chief Financial Officer 2
... Proliferator-Activated Receptor-gamma (PPAR) is a member ... ligand-activated transcription factors that heterodimerize with ... involved in the regulation of glucose ... (TZD) class of anti-diabetic agents called ...
... The Vibratome Company has joined forces with ... the Vibratome 411301 Tissue Chopper. This tissue ... sections of tissue for metabolic experiments and ... irregular specimens available at biopsy or from ...
...
... a fluorescence scanner with 1 or 2 ... Protein, CGH, ) spotted on standard slides ... InnoScan700 scanners include three different models:, ... simultaneous dual fluorescence scanner (635nm and 532nm). ...
Biology Products: