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  /   Friday November 07, 2003  

This article is just plain scary. An overseas medical transcriptionist threatened to post patient filed on the Internet unless she was paid more money. Had she done this in the United States, there is a potential for the woman to face 10 years in federal prison under our new HIPAA laws. However, since this hospital outsourced the transcription overseas to save money, this is not likely going to happen.

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