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What is HIPAA?

HIPAA is an acronym for a federal statute titled “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.” HIPAA and the federal regulations which implement HIPAA address the use and disclosure of your health information by doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers. You have four basic rights under HIPAA:

  1. The right to inspect or copy your health information.
  2. The right to request a correction of your health information.
  3. The right to a notice of how your health care provider uses and discloses health information.
  4. The right to obtain an accounting of how your information has been disclosed.

Contact the Pittsburgh Medical Malpractice Attorneys at Berger & Lagnese, LLC Today for a Free Consultation About your Case

If you have a specific question about HIPAA or medical malpractice, please call us at 412-471-4300 or contact us online. At Berger & Lagnese, our lawyers specialize in medical malpractice and work on cases in Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Uniontown, Beaver, Erie, Washington, and all of Western Pennsylvania. Our office is convieniently located at 310 Grant St #720, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, and our team of lawyers will find out what happened with your medical care and will get you the answers to your questions. If you beleive you have been a victim of medical malpractice in the Pittsburgh area, at hospitals such as UPMC Mercy, St. Clair Hospital or Forbes Hospital, contact us today.

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