Downloadable Documents

Miranda Rights

In 1966, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the historic case of Miranda v. Arizona, declaring that whenever a person is taken into police custody, before being questioned he or she must be told of the Fifth Amendment right not to make any self-incriminating statements. As a result of Miranda, anyone in police custody must be told four things before being questioned:

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HIPAA

HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a Federal law that requires health providers to take certain steps to protect the privacy and security of patient health information.

The privacy part of the law went into effect on April 14, 2003.

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Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities as a Hospital Patient

The goal of Health Services is to provide all patients with high-quality health care in a manner that clearly recognizes individual needs and rights.

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