Friday, March 13, 2015

"If you are a student and seek counseling at your college's counseling center, your medical records are most likely not protected by the typical medical-privacy laws, otherwise known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act," Guest Pryal wrote in the Chronicle of Higher Education. "Instead, they fall under the aegis of FERPA, just as Oregon said. And compared with HIPAA, FERPA is about as protective as cheesecloth."

see: Congresswoman 'Troubled' By Privacy Loophole On Student Health Records Confronts Education Department

and here: is the Chron. Higher Ed story on it as well.

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