Common forms of HIPAA violations

Listed below are the common forms of violations to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 that compromise the privacy of individual’s health records:

• Unsafe devices that store sensitive health information of patients, or when devices containing health records are stolen.
• Any “covered entities” or “business associates” that wrongfully disseminates a health record of a patient.
• Wrongful dumping of patients’ medical records.
• Unauthorized persons looking at medical records of patients.

The legal team of the Hankey Law Office believes that in Indiana alone, many disabled people are wrongfully being denied their much needed long term disability benefits after their HIPAA rights have been violated. If you suspect that your HIPAA rights have been violated, our efficient lawyers may help you file a complaint. Find out how we may possibly help you get your benefits today by calling our offices at 800-520-3633.