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HIPAA Privacy Rule

AoA Issues Information Memorandum Washington, DC (February 2003)
Administration on Aging provides guidance on ombudsman access to resident records under HIPAA Privacy Rule. Read the memorandum for answers to your questions.

Health Assistance Partnership Issues Brief (April 2003)
Sonya Schwartz of HAP, a project of Families USA, explains rights to access medical records under the new rule.

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