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Case Study: Minimum Necessary Use & Disclosure

You are a phlebotomist at a specimen collection center. A patient arrives with orders for a blood glucose test and a lipid profile. You get the patient's address, phone number, health insurance coverage, and ask how long ago she ate her most recent meal.

You then ask her about her recent heart attack, her new medications, and her family. You write down all the extra information.

Under the HIPAA Privacy Regulations, which of the following information requests are acceptable?

More than one answer is correct. Please select all correct answers