Things you just don't get - Page 1547
I dream of a day when the American public will learn to write HIPAA rather than HIPPA. I can't count how many times I've seen people pontefelcating online about some supposed HIPPA violation that they are up in arms about demand immediate prosecution and disbarment of doctor.
What's really funny is the way it's completely ignored at times and at other times cited as why staff won't talk to someone when they can really release the requested information.
Emergency rooms? At your local pharmacy? Even physician offices, both blabber mouthed MAs on the phone or talking to each other and thin walls in exam rooms? Not a shred of HIPPA is present.
speaking of health privacy, one of the most disturbing things to me is how we (apparently?) lose our rights to privacy when we die. then they literally lay us out on a fucking slab, cut us open, and record the results (which in the case of lurid/sensational/untimely celebrity deaths gets published front page). truly truly ghoulish.
That's essentially what he told me. He's like "I bought your old couch for my apartment full of roommates when you moved into your condo. Enough said." I didn't really know what to say after that.
First or second summer after I retire I'm getting a rental in Paso Robles and working in a tasting room.