Does HIPAA protect the right to access medical records even if the medical bill has not been paid In other words can a medical provider deny access to your own medical records if you owe money?

Answer HIPAA allows patient access to their own medical record, with very few exceptions. Failure to pay the bill is NOT one of those exceptions.Added: HIPAA restricts and prevents the dissemination of yo... Read More »

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Air Force members are highly encouraged to work through their Records Management hierarchy to get answers to records management questions and concerns In the Air Force the Records Management hierarc?

Action Officer -> Records Custodian -> Air Force Records Officer -> Command or Agency Records Manager -> Base Records Manager -> Functional Area Records Manager -> Chief of Office of Record

Fellow Brits: are any of you exercising your right to opt out of having your medical records stored on the new?

No expert here you understand and I'm not a Brit but I'm not so sure about this program. If hackers can get into highly classified defense websites so easily what would they be able to do in a hea... Read More »

Is it legal for your condominium office to ask for photocopies of your vehicle ownership for their records?

Review your governing documents, including any resolutions passed by the board that address the issue of vehicles on the property.If you park your vehicle on the property, it's reasonable that you ... Read More »

Are all Tennessee government agencies required to comply with open records or public records?

In general, all government agencies in Tennessee must comply with the Open Records Act. However, there are exceptions. For instance, according to an opinion issued by Tennessee's Office of Open Rec... Read More »