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What is a doctor’s responsibility if a patient requests restrictions on the use of his or
A. The doctor must comply with the patient’s wishes.
B. The doctor need not comply with the patient’s wishes if HIPAA would otherwise
C. The doctor must comply with the patient’s wishes if the patient has good cause.
D. Since HIPAA doesn’t address this issue, the doctor is free to decide on a case-bycase
I'm sure A is correct.
The answer is B it is page 5 on your book
Patients may request restrictions on the use of information,
but health care providers don’t have to agree to the restrictions
if the disclosure and use would be otherwise permitted
under the final version of the Privacy Rule.