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Hipaa question
Apr 25, 2008
... I am no expert by any means, but wanted to try to address a couple of things regarding HIPAA from my own experiences. ... (9 replies)
... then an insurance company can not decline you if you would normally be a decline based on your health history. They will have to offer you a HIPAA policy which can have reduced benefits over their regular plans, and potentially extremely high premium. ... (6 replies)
HIPAA Gray Area
Jul 6, 2012
... I ran into a scenario with a health center we support and they had a HIPAA question for me that I quite honestly could not answer with all confidence. ... (1 replies)

HIPAA Act (?)
May 1, 2006
... The HIPAA act does allow for insurers to request your health information only with a signed and dated HIPAA Authorization. ... (3 replies)
Hipaa question
Apr 27, 2008
... Just wanted to chime in to correct some misinformation above. 1) You do have a choice about Medicare. You receive part A but it is up to you whether or not to sign up for part B. However, you should note that if part B is not elected, and then 3 years down the road you decide that you want it, you have to pay the back premiums from when it was initially offered. Also, 2)... (9 replies)
Hipaa question
Apr 25, 2008
... xactly what my husband did. The insurance company told me flat out that I was uninsurable and had I NOT been covered at some point, they could turn me down, but HIPAA REQUIRED them to take me since I was coming off a group plan with no break in coverage. ... (9 replies)
... I did some quick checking and found: ------------ Q: Is a Short Term Medical plan considered "creditable coverage" under HIPAA? A: Under HIPAA, Short Term Medical coverage is generally considered creditable coverage to help satisfy any pre-existing condition period. (5 replies)
HIPAA Violation
Dec 19, 2011
... It sounds like trying to use HIPAA for recourse will not get you far. I think what you have done is about all you can do. ... (5 replies)
HIPAA Violation
Dec 4, 2011
... From what I understand of HIPAA, patient information, as well as any and all information discussed about other people and events while in a confidential environment is also protected as private. Therefore would I not have recourse through the HHS against his actions as a violation of privacy? Also, wouldn't revealing himself as the medical professional of his own client be a... (5 replies)
Hipaa question
Apr 25, 2008
... clinic to take Medicare patients and some refuse to take any and some limit how many Medicare patients they will take simply because Medicare doesn't pay squat. HIPAA has nothing to do with is just to my knowledge a law that protects your medical information privacy. ... (9 replies)
Hipaa question
Apr 25, 2008
... But because I was coming off a group plan without a break in coverage, HIPAA regulations required them to take me, but at their absolute highest monthly premium. And believe me, it was HUGE. ... (9 replies)
HIPAA Act (?)
Apr 30, 2006
... HIPAA Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act it protects your medical information. Because the medical ins/provider business will eventually be paperless and everything will be in somewhere in the www, the gov't felt the importance to make sure that your personal medical history stayed that way, as your personal med history. There are specific guidelines that... (3 replies)
... I guess technically it's not a group plan, do you think it still qualifies under HIPAA rules? ... (5 replies)
... I've read a lot on the HIPAA laws but it is still somewhat confusing to me. ... (5 replies)
... The person who started this thread went on to her husband's policy - if that's a group policy, which it probably is, then HIPAA Totally bars pre-existing condition exclusions. The rules, as mentioned here, are different for individual plans. Note: student plans are NOT considered "group plans". But I think union plans are. (6 replies)
... From what I've read, HIPAA protects me from having that exclusion. Because I had insurance for a year prior to going to my own, my new insurance can't put on that exclusion. ... (6 replies)
... When I worked in Medical Claims I had to pass a HIPAA test on privacy. When you go to the DR they have you sign a form stating that they explained HIPAA to you, it is all to secure that your medical history is confidental. ... (7 replies)
Which insurance?
Jun 1, 2009
... They also offer HIPAA plans that take anyone who falls into the usual HIPAA rules, but at higher cost than their usual individual and family plans. ... (4 replies)
... HIPAA does (nationally) require health insurers to offer you an individual policy regardless of preexisting conditions as long as you have been continuously covered in the past (which you have), you've been declined coverage (you have) and you elected COBRA and it ran out (which it will). Most insurers will call this their "HIPAA plan" and it is expensive and bare-bones. ... (3 replies)
... existing condition, have a waiting period, or be extremely expensive. HIPAA does have some rules requiring "guarantee issue" but unfortunately, guarantee issue doesn't require it to be affordable for most people. ... (7 replies)

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