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In Legal Terms: HIPPA

Every time you go to the doctor’s office you have to fill out a HIPPA form. What is that? Is it taking away my rights? Is it protecting my rights? We’ll learn with University of Mississippi Medical Center attorney, Benson Hill, Privacy and Information Security Officer: what is HIPPA?


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In Legal Terms: Turning 18 Encore

ENCORE FROM 07/13/2021Anyone have a 16 to 21-year-old? Or know one? What do you need to know that you can or can’t do when you turn 18? Are you an adult? Are the parents still “in charge”?Guest: attorney Baskin Jones https://injuredinmississippi.com/ who was on our show January 26th 2021 when we talked about Cycling and Insurance. http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-cycling-and-insuranceMS Code 1-3-27:The term “minor,” when used in any statute, shall include any person, male or female, under twenty-one years of age.The Legal Documents You May Want When Your Child Turns 18Healthcare Proxy (also referred to as a healthcare agent or medical power of attorney, a healthcare power of attorney, or durable power of attorney for health care)Mississippi healthcare proxy form:https://www.nrc-pad.org/images/stories/PDFs/mississippi_hcpa.pdfHIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) authorization (also called a HIPAA release)Mississippi HIPPA form:https://eforms.com/images/2016/10/Mississippi-HIPAA-Authorization-Form.pdfDurable Power of Attorney (Durable POA) Separate forms for medical and finances.https://eforms.com/power-of-attorney/ms/mississippi-durable-power-of-attorney/Advance Directive Form:https://eforms.com/power-of-attorney/ms/mississippi-advance-health-care-directive/What you can do at 18:VoteJoin the MilitaryRegister for Selective ServiceGet a pody piercing or tattooSign a contractWhat you CAN NOT do at 18:buy a lottery ticketchange your nameopen a brokerage account or buy stockbe called for jury duty