Extreme Caution: The HIPAA Dos and Don'ts When Responding to a Subpoena for Patient Medical InformationPDF
Stacey Zill's article, "Extreme Caution: The HIPAA Dos and Don'ts When Responding to a Subpoena for Patient Medical Information," was published in The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine on December 14, 2016.
From the article...
"When producing documents in response to a subpoena demanding patient medical information, a health-care provider must know the dos and don’ts to avoid privacy and confidentiality violations, sanctions and penalties. A subpoena is a court or administrative order requiring a provider to testify and/or produce documents at a specified time and location. This article offers guidance about what to do and what not to do after having been served with a subpoena calling for the production of protected health information (PHI)."