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About Al Lopez

Al Lopez, MD FCCP CHC is the chief operations officer for HIPAA Associates. Dr. Lopez is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary, and anesthesia and he holds a degree as a medical coding specialist. He is an experienced pulmonary critical care specialist and anesthesiologist and served as a Compliance Director and Privacy Officer for over ten years. He has experience dealing with HIPAA issues in the clinical setting, HIPAA security and operational issues. Dr. Lopez is certified in Healthcare Compliance and has held various leadership roles within the medical staff and practice corporation.

The Right to Access PHI

Healthcare providers are frequently unsure how to handle an access to protected health information (PHI) request, that cites HITECH and the right of a patient to access a copy of their records electronically at a reasonable fee.   However, while its common to deal with authorizations to disclose copies of the designated record set, the access requests weren?t received on a regular basis until recently. Healthcare providers are frequently unsure how to handle an access to protected health information [...]

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