Monthly Archives: April 2008

HIPPA-UGGH!

Yes, we all have a right to privacy in our lives. But the HIPPA regulations today have made it hard for caregivers of the elderly and disabled. My mother is the caregiver of my aunt. My aunt is 86 years old and has been admitted to a skilled nursing home facility. Additionally, my mother has…

HIPPA HIPPA no HURRAY!

It seems like every time myself or my kids go to the doctor there are HIPPA forms that have to be signed! I just do not get it. I usually just sign them and not read what the forms say….Until 2 days ago I took my daughter to an appointment and the receptionist told me…