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New HIPAA privacy regulations

New HIPAA privacy regulations

accessing medical records under the new federal privacy regulations

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Published by MCLE in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States.,
    • Medical records -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Data protection -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Medical records -- Access control -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam M. Mandell, chair ... [et al.].
      ContributionsMandell, William M., Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (1982- )
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3827.R4 N484 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3698904M
      LC Control Number2003114239


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