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Read Ethics Issue 1: HIPPA has made it illegal, under threat of penalty, for health care practitioners to disclose confidential health information about patients to unauthorized sources.
As you read the issue, consider the concepts and topics taught about privacy, security, and fraud. Examine the issues presented by the case study and write a response to the questions below:
1. Is it ethical for healthcare practitioners to share the condition of a patient's employer? Why or why not?
2. As a healthcare practitioner, how can you address questions and concerns from friends and family members regarding information on others discovered in the course of their employment? Explain your answer.
Respond to these questions in a Word document. Your responses should be at least one page double-spaced, with Time New Roman 12 pt. font. Use APA
style writing when creating your response.