New Book: HIPAA for the General Practitioner
The Utah State Law Library has recently received HIPAA for the General Practitioner, an American Bar Association publication by Melanie D. Bragg. This books provides a background and overview of the 1996 Act and discusses the most relevant sections for attorneys dealing with HIPAA, including privacy practices and patient consent forms. There is also a section on state-specific statutes that also provide patient privacy protections.
The book also contains sample forms, including Authorization for Release of Medical Records, Subpoena Duces Tecum to Produce Hospital Records and Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem.