This article explores the relationship between the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Missouri common law action for breach of patient confidentiality.
By Owen J. Sloane and Rachel Stilwell
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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a powerful tool that, in the interest of safeguarding democracy, allows the public great access to government records. This guide provides tips that will... more
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Who knew? All the hubbub over the stimulus package signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009 and what do we discover but amendments to HIPAA. Rather sweeping changes to HIPAA arise from this... more