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Patient authorizations, voice mail messages, and patients who e-mail PHI

Briefings on HIPAA, July 1, 2011

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Q After meeting with physicians to review lab ­reports, patients often request a copy of their ­report. Is written consent or authorization required ­before the physician provides the patient with a copy?

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