Keeping Your Medical Records Private

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others. You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

Your Health Information Is Protected By Federal Law

http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html

 

HIPAA: Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers (available in several languages)

http://nextstepincare.org/Caregiver_Home/HIPAA/

 

World Privacy Forum: Patient’s Guide to HIPAA: How to Use the Law to Guard your Health Privacy

http://www.worldprivacyforum.org/category/patients-guide-to-hipaa/

 

 

Statewide

Additional Resources

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

  

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

 

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