HIPAA Rights: What You Need to Know

By: Natalie L. Boehm, MBA, RBLP-T What is HIPAA? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, also known as HIPAA, is a federal law that required the creation of national standards to protect sensitive patient health information from being disclosed without the patient’s consent […]

Discrimination in the Workplace

By: Gloria Roker Introduction Many individuals with epilepsy and other chronic illnesses have experienced employment discrimination. Many however, do not understand what protections the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides for them and what actions they can take in the event of being discriminated against. It is more important than ever to understand what the […]