February 28, 2017

Homework Help: Confidentiality of Health information

Posted by Student on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 4:41pm.

The newspaper phones a rehab clinic and asks if Sally celebrity is a patient and what is her status. The clinic should

A. Tell the newspaper the truth
B. lie and say she's not if, in fact she's there.
C. acknowledge her presence but give no details on status.
D. say regulations prohibit divulging patient-specific information.

I think it is D, because they need to protect her privacy, and confidentiality.

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