Not only do loose lips
they might land you
Think twice before
blabbing that PHI (protected health information.)
HIPAA -the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-
otherwise known as: sign these papers saying we'll protect your medical information-
reared it's head in a recent Anchorage court case and...
"Attorney Russo said the felony convictions tied to HIPAA are Alaska's first."
Details? A hospital employee gave information to her bad-guy boyfriend regarding a patient he shot (and more.)
Very naughty of her and...