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Explaining what H.I.P.A.A. covers

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Explaining what H.I.P.A.A. covers
Explaining what H.I.P.A.A. covers

We ask legal experts and doctors to explain H.I.P.A.A.

Laws amid growing COVID-19 privacy questions.

LOT IS DRAWING A LOT OFATTENTION.

THIS IS THE POSTTHAT GOT PEOPLE TALKING: THEOWNER OF HAMMERS LOT -- SAYINGBILLS FANS WILL NEED TO HAVEPHOTO I-D... AND PROOF OF ACOVID-19 VACCINATION... TOPRE-GAME ON HIS PROPERTY.SINCE WE SHARED THAT POST -HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE HAVE BEENCOMMENTING ON FACEBOOK.

THEREACTION IS MIXED... BUT MANYPEOPLE ARE SAYING -- THIS AVIOLATION OF HIPAA LAWS.SO TONIGHT - WE'RE CLEARING UPMISINFORMATION BEFORE ITSPREADS TOO FAR.

7 EYEWITNESSNEWS REPORTER ALI TOUHEY GOESIN-DEPTH... EXPLAINING EXACTLYWHAT HIPAA IS... AND WHAT ITCOVERS(0:00) (:11) (1:11) KNOWINGYOUR COVID-19 PRIVACY RIGHTSCAN SEEM CONFUSING.

THE HEALTHINSURANCE PORTABILITY ANDACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 19-96 ORHIPAA DOES OFFER SOMEPROTECTION&.

FIRST WHAT ISHIPAA?

SOT :10 HIPAA IS THELEGISLATION THAT PROTECTS THEPRIVACY OF PATIENT RECORDS ANDIT PREVENTS MEDICALPROFESSIONALS FROM DISCLOSINGTHOSE RECORDS WITHOUT THECONSENT OF THE PATIENT.CONSENT OF THOPATIENT.NEXTCONSENT OF THO CATIENT.CONSENT OF THO CANIENT.CONSENT OF THO CAN SNT.CONSENT OF THO CAN SHA.CONSENT OF THO CAN SHARECONSENT OF THO CAN SHARE YCONSENT OF THO CAN SHARE YOUCONSENT OF THO CAN SHARE YOURMEXTMEDIMEDICAMEDICALMEDICAL REMEDICAL RECOMEDICAL RECORDMEDICAL RECORDSNCNCLUNCLUDINCLUDINGANDICAL RECORDSANYTCAL RECORDSANYTHIL RECORDSANYTHINGRECORDSANYTHING RCORDSANYTHING RELRDSANYTHING RELATSANYTHING RELATEDANYTHING RELATED TANYTHING RELATED TOANYTHING RELATED TO COANYTHING RELATED TO COVIANYTHING RELATED TO COVID-ANYTHING RELATED TO COVID-19ANYTHING RELATED TO COVID-19?SOSOTSOT :1SOT :10SOT :10 NOSOT :10 NO OSOT :10 NO ONESOT :10 NO ONE CSOT :10 NO ONE CANSOT :10 NO ONE CAN ASOT :10 NO ONE CAN ASKSOT :10 NO ONE CAN ASK AMEMEDIMEDICAMEDICALMEDICAL PRMEDICAL PROVMEDICAL PROVIDMEDICAL PROVIDERMEDICAL PROVIDER WMEDICAL PROVIDER WHAMEDICAL PROVIDER WHATMEDICAL PROVIDER WHAT YOMEDICAL PROVIDER WHAT YOURCOCOVICOVIDCOVID STCOVID STATCOVID STATUSCOVID STATUS ICOVID STATUS IS.COVID STATUS IS.

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THEY CACOVID STATUS IS.

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HOTO ANSWER OR NOT.

HOWTO ANSWER OR NOT.

HOW DOTO ANSWER OR NOT.

HOW DOESTO ANSWER OR NOT.

HOW DOES ITO ANSWER OR NOT.

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SOT :10VENUE?

SOT :10 AVENUE?

SOT :10 ALIVENUE?

SOT :10 ALI:VENUE?

SOT :10 ALI: CAVENUE?

SOT :10 ALI: CANVENUE?

SOT :10 ALI: CAN IVENUE?

SOT :10 ALI: CAN I USVENUE?

SOT :10 ALI: CAN I USEITIT AIT ASIT AS AIT AS A SHIT AS A SHIEIT AS A SHIELDIT AS A SHIELD TIT AS A SHIELD TOIT AS A SHIELD TO SAIT AS A SHIELD TO SAYIT AS A SHIELD TO SAY NOIT AS A SHIELD TO SAY NO IIT AS A SHIELD TO SAY NO I'MNONOTNOT GONOT GOINNOT GOINGNOT GOING TONOT GOING TO SNOT GOING TO SHONOT GOING TO SHOWNOT GOING TO SHOW YONOT GOING TO SHOW YOU.ALALTSALTSHIALTSHILEALTSHILER:ALTSHILER: NALTSHILER: NO,ALTSHILER: NO, HALTSHILER: NO, HIPALTSHILER: NO, HIPAAALTSHILER: NO, HIPAA DALTSHILER: NO, HIPAA DOEALTSHILER: NO, HIPAA DOESNALTSHILER: NO, HIPAA DOESN'TNONOTNOT APNOT APPLNOT APPLYNOT APPLY TONOT APPLY TO SNOT APPLY TO SELNOT APPLY TO SELFNOT APPLY TO SELF DINOT APPLY TO SELF DISCNOT APPLY TO SELF DISCLONOT APPLY TO SELF DISCLOSENOT APPLY TO SELF DISCLOSERNOT APPLY TO SELF DISCLOSER ORANANYANY QUANY QUESANY QUESTIANY QUESTIONANY QUESTIONSANY QUESTIONS ORANY QUESTIONS OR AANY QUESTIONS OR ANSANY QUESTIONS OR ANSWEANY QUESTIONS OR ANSWERSANY QUESTIONS OR ANSWERS TANY QUESTIONS OR ANSWERS THAANY QUESTIONS OR ANSWERS THATYOYOUYOU MAYOU MAYYOU MAY PRYOU MAY PROVYOU MAY PROVIDYOU MAY PROVIDE.YOU MAY PROVIDE.

EYOU MAY PROVIDE.

EARYOU MAY PROVIDE.

EARLIYOU MAY PROVIDE.

EARLIERYOU MAY PROVIDE.

EARLIER TYOU MAY PROVIDE.

EARLIER THIYOU MAY PROVIDE.

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GOGAMES TO ENTER.

GOVEGAMES TO ENTER.

GOVERNGAMES TO ENTER.

GOVERNORANANDRANDREWANDREW CANDREW CUOANDREW CUOMOANDREW CUOMO HANDREW CUOMO HASANDREW CUOMO HAS SANDREW CUOMO HAS SAIANDREW CUOMO HAS SAIDANDREW CUOMO HAS SAID HEANDREW CUOMO HAS SAID HE DANDREW CUOMO HAS SAID HE DOEANDREW CUOMO HAS SAID HE DOESNONOTNOT BENOT BELINOT BELIEVNOT BELIEVENOT BELIEVE PONOT BELIEVE POLONOT BELIEVE POLONCNOT BELIEVE POLONCARNOT BELIEVE POLONCARZNOT BELIEVE POLONCARZ ISLELEGALEGALLLEGALLYLEGALLY ALLEGALLY ALLOLEGALLY ALLOWELEGALLY ALLOWEDLEGALLY ALLOWED TOLEGALLY ALLOWED TO RLEGALLY ALLOWED TO REQLEGALLY ALLOWED TO REQUILEGALLY ALLOWED TO REQUIREFAFANSFANS TFANS TOFANS TO BEFANS TO BE FFANS TO BE FULFANS TO BE FULLYFANS TO BE FULLY VFANS TO BE FULLY VACFANS TO BE FULLY VACCIFANS TO BE FULLY VACCINAFANS TO BE FULLY VACCINATEFANS TO BE FULLY VACCINATEDFANS TO BE FULLY VACCINATED INORORDEORDERORDER TOORDER TO AORDER TO ATTORDER TO ATTENORDER TO ATTENDORDER TO ATTEND HOORDER TO ATTEND HOMEORDER TO ATTEND HOME GORDER TO ATTEND HOME GAMORDER TO ATTEND HOME GAMESORDER TO ATTEND HOME GAMES AORDER TO ATTEND HOME GAMES ATHIHIGHHIGHMAHIGHMARKHIGHMARK SHIGHMARK STAHIGHMARK STADIHIGHMARK STADIUMHIGHMARK STADIUM.HIGHMARK STADIUM.

BUHIGHMARK STADIUM.

BUTHIGHMARK STADIUM.

BUT ONHIGHMARK STADIUM.

BUT ONCEHIGHMARK STADIUM.

BUT ONCE THIGHMARK STADIUM.

BUT ONCE THEVAVACCVACCINVACCINEVACCINE REVACCINE RECEVACCINE RECEIVVACCINE RECEIVESVACCINE RECEIVES FVACCINE RECEIVES FINVACCINE RECEIVES FINALVACCINE RECEIVES FINAL FVACCINE RECEIVES FINAL F-DVACCINE RECEIVES FINAL F-D-AAPAPPRAPPROVAPPROVALSAYS HE BELIEVES WE'LL STARTTO SEE THAT BECOME MORECOMMONYOU'RE DOING IT TO PROTECTPEOPLE.

YOU'RE NOT DOING IT TOHARM ANYONE.

WE ALL HAVEDIFFERENT HEALTH LITERACIES.SOME OF US DON'T UNDERSTANDTHE IMPORTANCE OF THE VACCINE.LEGAL ANALYST FLORINAALTSHILER SAYS THAT WILL BE UPTO THE COURTS TO DECIDEPROVIDED SOMEONE FILES ALAWSUIT.

SOT :14 IT HASN'TBEEN TESTED IN THE COURTS, YETWITH REGARD TO COVIDSPECIFICALLY.

AND SO THEGOVERNMENT CAN FORCE YOU TO DOTHAT UNLESS YOU OPPOSE IT,FIGHT IT, AND HAVE A JUDGESAY, NO YOU CAN'T MAKE THISPERSON DO THAT.ALI - PUBLIC VENUES MAY SOONREQUIRE PROOF OF VACCINE OR ANEGATIVE TEST.

CAN NEW YORKMANDATE ALL ELIGIBLE NEWYORKERS GET VACCINATED?

YES,ONCE THE VACCINE PASSES THEEMERGENCY PHASE AND RECEIVESFINAL F- D-A APPROVALCAN MANDATE EVERYONE WHOQUALIFIES TO GET VACCINATED.THAT DATES BACK TO A SUPREMECOURT RULING IN 1902 DURING ASMALL POX OUTBREAK.

IT REMAINSTO BE SEEN WHETHER GOVERNORCUOMO WILL TAKE EXECUTIVEACTION.STILL AHEAD TONIGHT AT SIX

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