HIPAA and How it Affects Parenting

It’s every parent’s nightmare.  You get that phone call in the middle of the night delivering the horrific news that your child was in an accident.  You rush to the hospital, numb, but ready to serve as your child’s advocate and to make all the right decisions about his care.  When you get there, you’re told that you have no say in his care.  Ok, then, you wonder: why did they call me?  Oh, yes, you are the party responsible for the financial obligations.  You can pay, but you can’t say! For Read more […]

Obamacare Gets Creepier! “You Have No Reasonable Expectation Of Privacy” In Source Code

Go here if the video doesn’t work. Thanks to Mish (here and here) for the lead. HIPAA, for good and/or ill, is the law of the land. How can Healthcare.gov’s operators/planners not be liable to the law? How can a system that warns that users have “no reasonable expectation of privacy” be HIPAA compliant? What is the point of a warning that no reader can normally read (unless perhaps they use a “view source” option on their browser)? How can a Democrat who is supposed to care about Read more […]