Case Study: Accessing PHI:
You are answering the office phone today. A person claiming to be a patient, whose voice you do not recognize, calls demanding all his test results for the past 6 months. He threatens to complain to the government if you won't immediately read him the results over the phone.
True or false: Under the HIPAA Privacy Regulations, you must immediately give the patient the requested information over the phone, regardless of your office policy as it pertains to release of patient results.
Select true or false