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Nothing in this Playbook should be considered as a legal analysis. Because legislation and regulation involving healthcare is complex and dynamic, it is highly recommended that third party legal resources are consulted beyond these resources.

  • Do what’s right for the patient . . . Always
    • Lean on shared decision making
  • Create a multi-disciplinary task force to lead and coordinate the process
    • Meet and monitor regularly – this is a very dynamic situation
  • When available, follow the professional societies’ guidance
    • American College of Cardiology, Society for Thoracic Surgery, etc.
  • Consider mandatory orders and how they apply​
    • Federal, state, local
  • Document decision making, why & how you got there​​





HIPAA Compliance During the PHE - NEW!

The graphic below provides information to common scenarios related to the disclosure of protected health information (PHI) and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the release of medical information. This ​OCR has provided guidance during the pandemic and will not impose penalties for noncompliance with HIPAA under good faith efforts.   Click here to download


Continued HIPAA Compliance - NEW!

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